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Burbank - opening
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
The airport has been United Airport (1930-1934), Union Air Terminal (1934-1940), Lockheed Air Terminal (1940-1967), Hollywood-Burbank Airport (1967-1978), Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (1978-2003) and most recently Bob Hope Airport (2003-present).
Photograph caption dated October 13, 1957 reads, "Field opens - Boeing P-12 pursuits and Keystone bombers wing over Lockheed Air Terminal as part of three-day opening ceremony on May 30, 1930. First named United Airport, field became Union Air Terminal in 1934 and Lockheed Air Terminal in 1941."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc
Airport terminals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airport buildings--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Spectators--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Crowds--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Air pilots--United States
Boeing P-12 (Fighter plane)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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