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Junior optimist takes over
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 2, 1959 reads "Gary Flood, left, 17-year-old Birmingham High School student accepts gavel, symbol of his new office as president of Valley Plaza Junior Optimist Club. Participating in ceremony conducted at Schabers Restaurant are Martin Gordon, 17-year-old Notre Dame student, outgoing Junior Optimist president, and Jim Grimsley, president of Valley Plaza Optimist Club." Schabers Cafeteria was located at 12141 Victoria Boulevard in North Hollywood.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Birmingham High School (Van Nuys, Calif.)--Students
Notre Dame High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Valley Plaza Junior Optimist Club--Presidents
Schabers Cafeteria (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Young men--California--Los Angeles
High school students--California--Los Angeles
Clubs--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Gavels--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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