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To brighten Christmas for others
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 December 24, 1956 reads, "Mrs. John S. Farrington, Valerio PTA child welfare chairman, waits with Eileen Barber, 5, and Billy Farrington, 8, for conveyance to deliver gifts to home for mentally retarded children. Students' gift-wrapped packages were placed under school Christmas tree."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Valerio Street Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valerio Street Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.).--PTA
Parents' and teachers' associations--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Christmas--California--Los Angeles
Christmas presents
Gifts--California--Los Angeles
Christmas trees--California--Los Angeles
Christmas tree ornaments--California--Los Angeles
Elementary schools--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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