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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated March 15, 1955 reads "First all Legionnaire graduating class from rescue school at ChÃ¡vez Ravine receive diplomas from Commissioner Leo Strobel, Department of Public Works. Left to right are Jerry Weipert and L. F. Olson, of Disaster Relief Council; Col. Richard F. Lynch, director Civil Defense; Strobel; Val Garcia, American Legion Post 659, Pacoima; Horace White, Post 307, North Hollywood, and Jack Heim, 20th District commander."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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Lynch, Richard F.,--1914-2006 Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Public Works--Officials and employees Los Angeles (Calif.).--Office of Civil Defense--Officials and employees American Legion Men--California--Los Angeles Municipal officials and employees--California--Los Angeles Civil defense--California--Los Angeles Civil defense readiness--California--Los Angeles Diplomas--California--Los Angeles Students--California--Los Angeles Uniforms--California--Los Angeles ChÃ¡vez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portrait photographs Group portraits Valley Times Collection photographs