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President inaugurated
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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San Fernando Valley State College is now California State University, Northridge.
Photograph caption dated May 8, 1959 reads "Dr. Ralph Prator, left, accepts congratulations from William L. Blair, center, president of California State Board of Education, and Dr. Roy Simpson, superintendent of public instruction at his inauguration as president of Valley State College. Ceremony also included dedication of college's library."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Prator, Ralph,--1907-2005
San Fernando Valley State College--Presidents
California.--State Board of Education--Presidents
College presidents
College administrators
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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