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The Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture is a two-year community college in Woodland Hills, California. It opened in September 1947, with 70 students and 18 faculty members and is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. The school's initial focus was crop cultivation and animal husbandry, and still retains a large swatch of open fields for hands-on working farm training. In 1956 the school was renamed Los Angeles Pierce College. Photograph caption dated April 14, 1958 reads, "Students perform good deed - Members of Phi Beta Lambda business club at Pierce Junior College paint home of polio victim Jack Best, 34, at 19041 Schoolcraft Ave., Reseda, as one of their initiation stunts in place of usual pranks. Best, at left in wheelchair, looks on with approval with wife Loraine, 32, right, as students, from left, Pat Chaney, Bob Turner, and Jack Burton, president of club, perform chores."; See image #00135809 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00135808 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d042_f29_i35 CARL0005618687 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65778
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