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Japanese inspect Valley freeways
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated September 16, 1959 reads, "Twelve Japanese engineers and construction experts inspect Valley freeway system under guidance of local engineers during tour of Southland roads and building sites sponsored by International Cooperation Administration and Japanese government. Led by Dr. Kiyocharu Utsumi, president of Japan Construction Mechanization Association of Tokyo, the 12 are on six-week tour of U.S. They will apply findings to solution of Japan's inadequacies of roads and bridges."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Visitors, Foreign--California--San Fernando Valley
Engineers--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Traffic signs and signals--California--San Fernando Valley
Streets--California--San Fernando Valley
Sidewalks--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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