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Essay contest
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Dorothy Fay was born in 1915. She was an American actress married to country singer and actor Tex Ritter. The couple made four movies together including, 'Song of the Buckaroo' and 'Rainbow Over the Range.' She also had small roles in 'Philadelphia Story' and 'Lady Be Good.' Dorothy Ritter retired from show business in 1941 and devoted her time to charitable associations such as the United Cerebral Palsy Association and to her husband and two sons Thomas and comedian John Ritter. She died in 2003.
Pictured are members of the Valley Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped. They are, left to right, Evan Maas, Los Angeles Pierce College; Charles Kaplan, Los Angeles Valley State College; Frank Pine, Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce; Dorothy Ritter, Regional Director of the United Cerebral Palsy Association; Clifford Gile, Valley Veterans Employment Committee, and Jack Nimitz, Los Angeles Valley College. The group will judge essays submitted by local youth on the topic of hiring the disabled. Photograph dated February 4, 1960.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fay, Dorothy, ?d 1915-2003
United Cerebral Palsy Associations
Valley Committee for Employment of the Physically Handicapped
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
Contests--California--San Fernando Valley
Paperwork (Office practice)--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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