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Using gold-tipped shovels, Pepperdine administrators, benefactors, and guest turn the soil at the groundbreaking for the Odell McConnell Law Center in 1976. From left to right: Helen Pepperdine, Ronald Phillips, Donald Neptune, William S. Banowsky, Jack Barnard, Blanche Seaver, (Supreme Court Justice) Harry Blackmun, and Odell McConnell.
Universities & colleges Rites & ceremonies Ground breaking ceremonies Philanthropists College administrators Supreme Court justices Pepperdine University Pepperdine, Helen Louise, 1903-1990 Banowsky, William Slater Seaver, Blanche Ebert, b. 1891 Blackmun, Harry A. (Harry Andrew), 1908-1999 Phillips, Ronald F McConnell, Odell S School of Law Odell McConnell Law Center, Malibu Campus
Color photographic print, 5 x 7 inches; UAP F4/P90