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Improvements for Mission City
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
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated February 17, 1955 reads, "The City of San Fernando has launched a general street improvement program to wipe out water pockets, hazardous curbs and broken sidewalks. City Engineer Bob James and Doug Howard, assistant, oversee pouring of concrete mix at corner of Celis avenue and S. Maclay street where the curb line has been set back and section of pavement improved to eliminate water. City-wide improvement project is under way."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Civil engineers--California--San Fernando
Construction workers--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
Civic improvement--California--San Fernando
Pavements--California--San Fernando--Maintenance and repair
Pavements--California--San Fernando--Design and construction
Pavements--California--San Fernando
Curbs--California--San Fernando
Sidewalks--California--San Fernando
Streets--California--San Fernando
Concrete mixers--California--San Fernando
Construction and demolition debris--California--San Fernando
Signs and signboards--California--San Fernando
Stop signs--California--San Fernando
Storefronts--California--San Fernando
Stores & shops--California--San Fernando
Maclay Avenue (San Fernando, Calif.)
Celis Avenue (San Fernando, Calif.)
San Fernando (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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