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Thundering welcome for Nixon
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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
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 7, 1960 reads, "Vice President Richard Nixon doused by heavy rain, is greeted at Van Nuys Airport Saturday by 7,000 fans, who cheered as water ran down their backs. Nixon kept his remarks short 'so no good Republican voter will get pneumonia' before Tuesday."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Nixon, Richard M.--(Richard Milhous),--1913-1994
Nixon, Pat,--1912-1993
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Van Nuys Airport
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Vice-Presidents' spouses--United States
Vice-Presidents--United States
Politicians--United States
Rain and rainfall--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Umbrellas--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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