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Movie benefit
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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In 1949, Holy Family Services was founded by Delores Hope, wife of comedian Bob Hope. Originally named Holy Family Adoption Service, the agency was established to help find permanent adoptive homes for orphaned and at risk youth, and for infant children whose mothers could no longer care for them.
Photograph caption dated March 16, 1959 reads "Mmes. Bob Hope of Toluca Lake, left, and Marshall Kester go over plans for March 17 premiere of 'Alias Jesse James' in Westwood Village which stars Bob Hope. Assisting is William Higgins of Van Nuys, board member of Holy Family Adoption Service which will benefit from event."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hope, Dolores
Hope, Bob,--1903-2003--Family
Hope, Bob,--1903-2003--Portraits
Holy Family Services (San Fernando Valley, Calif.)
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Fund raisers (Persons)--California--San Fernando Valley
Fund raising--California--San Fernando Valley
Posters--California--San Fernando Valley
Portrait photographs--1951-1960
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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