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Kolbe Cycle queen
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Robbins, Jeff
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
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated January 14, 1964 reads "Kolbe Cycle queen - Miss Honda, lovely Linda Carpenter, 19, of Burbank, gets the royal treatment from Kolbe Cycle officials after winning beauty contest at their Reseda showroom. Owner Andy Kolbe, right, and assistant manager Joe Strifler present trophy, while manager Pete Depuy adjusts Linda's crash helmet. She will reign over grand opening ceremonies Friday, 8 p.m., at 7514 Reseda Blvd."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Kolbe Honda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Kolbe Honda (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Motorcycle industry workers--California--Los Angeles
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Award winners--California--Los Angeles
Awards--California--Los Angeles
Motorcycle helmets--California--Los Angeles
Honda motorcycle
Motorcycles--California--Los Angeles
Bathing suits--California--Los Angeles
Dealers (Retail trade)--California--Los Angeles
Reseda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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