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Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated January 31, 1950 reads, "The Paraffine Co., manufacturers of Pabco Paints, announces its award of a 'Pabco Paint Mart' franchise to Harter's of 6428 Lankershim Blvd., in Victory Center. Harter's Pabco Paint Mart is independently owned and operated by Morris F. Harter, Sherman Oaks builder and real estate man, and his son, Glenn Harter. Both father and son have a wide experience in the paint and hardware field, having formerly owned and operated the Sherman Oaks hardware store for five years. Glenn Harter will manage the new store which will stock a complete line of Pabco Paints and Craftsmen finishes as well as a complete stock of builders' hardware, wallpaper and linoleum. The store is one of the largest of its kind in the Valley."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Harter's Pabco Paint Mart
Stores & shops--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Paint shops--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Storefronts--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Sidewalks--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Lankershim Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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