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First earth turned for armory in Van Nuys
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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
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 February 20, 1964 reads, "Guests at groundbreaking today for a new John F. Kennedy Memorial Armory in Valley included, from left, Assemblyman Lou Cusanovich (R-64th Dist.); Warren M. Dorn, chairman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors; Mrs. Ethel Narvid, field deputy for Congressman James C. Corman (D-22nd Dist.); Maj. Gen. Roderic L. Hill, state adjutant general; Assemblyman Tom Bane (D-42nd Dist.) ; Maj. Shelton B. Biles, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Les King, vice president of Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce; Col. R. H. Dennison, air base commander of the armory; Councilman Tom Shepard; Joseph Staller, president of the Van Nuys chamber, and Maj. A. T. Oliver, executive officer of 4th Artillery Battalion."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Dorn, Warren M
Cusanovich, Lou
Bane, Tom J.,--1913-1999
Shepard, Thomas D
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Armories--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Legislators--United States
Generals--United States
Armed Forces--Officers
Military uniforms
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Wood poles--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits--1961-1970
Portrait photographs--1961-1960
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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