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Rescue group graduates in Valley
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
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 March 15, 1955 reads "First all Legionnaire graduating class from rescue school at Chávez 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
Valley Times Collection
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
Chávez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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