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Goodyear opens store in Valley Plaza
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 21, 1959 reads "Anita Gordon, honorary mayor of Valley Plaza, snips the ribbon to officially open the new Goodyear Service Store at 6610 Laurel Canyon Blvd. in the Valley Plaza shopping area. On hand to witness the formal opening--which attracted huge crowds on Thursday's opening day-- were a host of city officials and Goodyear executives. Shown with Miss Gordon, they are, from left, Everett Burkhalter, Los Angeles city councilman; John Mortara, president of Valley Plaza Businessmen's Association; Louis Vignes, manager of the new store, and R. W. Maney, vice president of Goodyear's Western Division."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Gordon, Anita--(Singer)
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company--Employees
Valley Plaza Businessmen's Association--Presidents
Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Municipal officials and employees--California--Los Angeles
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Singers--United States
Actresses--United States
Tires--California--Los Angeles
Scissors and shears--California--Los Angeles
Corsages--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Laurel Canyon Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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