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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated November 6, 1961 reads, "Architect Ed Farrell of Larsen, Kahn and Farrell kneels to display the plans for a California State department of Employment office at the southwest corner of Bakman avenue and Weddington street, North Hollywood. The building will be financed by a group of North Hollywood businessmen. Looking over the plans at groundbreaking ceremonies are, from left, Ralph Mercier, San Fernando Valley County Federation of Labor; Roscoe Blanchard, North Hollywood Federal Savings; Fred Weddington, Valley pioneer; Everett McIntire, North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president; Russell Quisenberry, president of the North Hollywood Civic Center Committee; Everett Carpenter, postmaster of North Hollywood; Carl Nelson, local manager of the State Department of Employment; Jim E. Whigan, field supervisor for the department; and Kirsey Kinsey, contractor for the building."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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Weddington, Fred Kinsey, Kersey Quisenberry, Russell A.,--1893-1966 Blanchard, Roscoe W.,--1882-1977 California.--State Department of Employment--Officials and employees Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (Calif.) North Hollywood Federal Savings and Loan Association--Employees North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce--Presidents North Hollywood Civic Center Committee--Presidents Ground breaking ceremonies--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles Businessmen--California--Los Angeles Shovels--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Palms--California--Los Angeles Electric lines--Poles and towers Streets--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Bakman Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.) Weddington Street (Los Angeles, Calif.) North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs