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Mrs. Howell wins 'Best Hatted' award
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Paulson, Larry
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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 caption dated May 26, 1962 reads, "Joan Dew left, Valley Times TODAY Fashion Editor, presents Mrs. Ralph B. Howell of North Hollywood with an award from the Millinery Institute of America naming her one of the 'Best Hatted Women of the Year' in a nationwide contest. In recognition of her award, Joseph Rumelt, Millinery Manager-Buyer for May Co. Valley, gives Mrs. Howell her choice of a new spring chapeau. How could a woman be faced with a more difficult decision than to pick one hat from so many tempting creations? After much deliberation, Mrs. Howell chose a lovely summer straw."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Millinery Institute of America
Millinery Institute of America--Awards
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
May Company California--Employees
Women's hats--California--San Fernando Valley
Women's hats--Competitions--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Department stores--Employees--California--San Fernando Valley
Editors--California--San Fernando Valley
Fashion editors--California--San Fernando Valley
Women editors--California--San Fernando Valley
Newspaper employees--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Hand mirrors--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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