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Shirley Temple celebrates her 15th birthday
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Among the gifts received by Shirley Temple on her 15th birthday was a gardenia corsage from Pvt. Maurice Prince, 18 years old, of Brownwood, Texas, and member of the Palm Springs Unit of the Ferrying Division, Air Transport Command of the Army Air Forces. The soldier, soon to be an air cadet, is shown presenting the corsage to the almost-grown-up Shirley in the lobby of the Desert Inn in Palm Springs where she has been vacationing with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Temple. Pvt. Prince is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Prince of Bangs, Texas. Photograph dated April 26, 1943.
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 20 cm. on sheet 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5036
Temple, Shirley,--1928-2014
Desert Inn (Palm Springs, Calif.)
United States.--Army Air Forces.--Air Transport Command
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Soldiers--United States
Parties--California--Palm Springs
Child celebrities--United States
Child actors--United States
Hotels--California--Palm Springs
Palm Springs (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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