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Title
1959 - Public Works Yard Groundbreaking
Contributor
(Photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1959
Contributing Institution
Burbank Public Library
Collection
Burbank City Government
Rights Information
Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
Description
Photo of Burbank city officials posing with a ceremonial shovel at the groundbreaking of a Public Works maintenance building and yard in May 1959. Second from the left is City Manager Harmon Bennett, third from the left is Burbank mayor Earle William Burke. The Burbank Public Works Department Yard opened at 124 S. Lake St. in May 1960, at a cost of $619,000, as a part of the city's 10 Year Capital Improvement Program.
Type
image
Format
nonprojected graphic
3½ x 5 b&w print
Identifier
islandora:1433
local: cco01417
Subject
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--City Officials--City Council Members--Mayors--Building and Construction--City Managers--Shovels--Automobiles--Groundbreaking--Public Works--Construction Sites--1950s

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