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Sherman Oaks postmark
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Fries, Milt
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Kay Bogendorfer Orner was born in 1909. She was president of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission from 1953-1960, and the first female postmaster in Van Nuys, serving from 1960-1972. She died in 1991.
Photograph caption dated January 12, 1961 reads "Mrs. Kay Bogendorfer, postmaster of Van Nuys, and Joseph N. Chase, president of Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, display tiny new die which now imprints Sherman Oaks postmark on all mail deposited in post boxes within community."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Borgendorfer, Kay,--1909-1991
United States Postal Service--Officials and employees
Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Presidents
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Postmasters--California--San Fernando Valley
Postal service--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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