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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger. 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
00095360 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 5036 CARL0005050723 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33388
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