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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated October 22, 1955 reads, "Bob Wilkensen [sic], city councilman, wields a huge pair of shears to cut the ribbon officially opening Occidental Bank's new West Van Nuys Branch at 16926 Saticoy St. Helping in the ceremony are, left to right; Henry Marshall, vice president and manager of the branch; Mark Thoresen, vice president and director; Geo. A. Thatcher, president; Hobart W. Faulkner, executive vice president and cashier; Dale Coble, president West Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, and Judge Julian Beck, director. The main office of Occidental Bank is in Valley Plaza, North Hollywood. It was opened a year and a half ago."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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