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Construction to begin on employment office
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 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
Valley Times Collection
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
Time Period

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