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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes The Van Nuys Chevrolet assembly plant opened in 1947 and produced the Chevrolet Corvair, Chevrolet Nova, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet full-size models and the Pontiac Firebird. The plant was closed in 1992 after the production of Camaro and Firebird vehicles was moved to Sainte-TheÂ´re`se Assembly in Quebec. In 1998, the facility was razed and replaced with a large retail and industrial complex, known as The Plant. GM continues to operate a car-testing facility nearby. Photograph caption dated December 10, 1963 reads, "Welcome abroad - John P. Kuyper, left, new manager of Chevrolet's assembly plant in Van Nuys, discusses production problems with Edward H. Kelley, general manufacturing manager of Chevrolet's 34 plant in the U.S. Kuyper was introduced to civic leaders at a luncheon at the Sportsmen's Lodge."
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Sportsmen's Lodge (Los Angeles, Calif.) General Motors Corporation.--Chevrolet Motor Division--Employees Luncheons--California--Los Angeles Automobile industry and trade--California--Los Angeles--Employees Men--California--Los Angeles Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs