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Win Optimist oratorical contest
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 April 11, 1956 reads, "John Whitaker, new lieutenant governor of Valley Optimists, left back row, and Lou Miller, Boys Work chairman, congratulate three winners in Optimist youth oratorical contest. Holding winning trophies are, from left, Richard Paul, first; Charles J. Wheeler, second, and Larry Chestnut, third."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Optimist International
Oratory--Competitions--California--San Fernando Valley
Oratory--Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Boys--California--San Fernando Valley
Teenage boys--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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