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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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at for additional information.
Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Photograph printed in reverse for publication.
Photograph caption dated September 1, 1954 reads "Physical fitness programs are an integral part of training at the academy for both cadets and regular officers. Straining for that '20' in chinning helps tone those muscles and builds endurance. A surprisingly small percentage of applicants for police jobs successfully finish training and probation periods."; See images #00126187 through #00126194 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Police Academy
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Officials and employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Police training--California--Los Angeles
Police--Physical training--California--Los Angeles
Exercise--California--Los Angeles--Equipment and supplies
Exercise for men--California--Los Angeles
Physical fitness for men--California--Los Angeles
Arm exercises--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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