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Tributes paid to Red Cross
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 article dated February 13, 1961 partially reads, "Business and industrial leaders met in Van Nuys Friday to consider how their firms and plants can boost the Red Cross March fund drive...Harry Prentice, Valley campaign chairman and manager of the Chevrolet plant, was host. The speakers cited their own personal experiences as estimontials [sic] to the worth of the Red Cross...Master Sergeant Warren K. McGinley began the tribute with an account of how Red Cross food packets kept him alive while he was a prisoner of war of the Nazis." Pictured listening to Red Cross testimonial from Sergeant Warren K. McGinley, are left to right, Martin Pollard, civic leader; Mrs. Joseph Penko; Ray Minner, chairman of the Valley Red Cross board of directors; Robert Woods, chairman of Los Angeles Red Cross; and Harry Prentice.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
American Red Cross
Fund raising--California--Los Angeles
Fund raisers (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Flags--United States
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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