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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated December 28, 1955 reads, "It's really abstract art - Mrs. Joseph Kessler puzzles over way to describe painting her son Steven, 3, is dabbing on canvas during free play period. Description of painting, along with Steven's other actions during class will go into her report to teacher, Mrs. Harriett Greenup, child authority. Mothers are instructed not to interfere with youngsters, letting them select colors and paint as they please."; See images #00109867 through #00109871 for additional photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Board of Education Mothers and sons--California--Los Angeles Painting--California--Los Angeles Children--California--Los Angeles Mothers--California--Los Angeles Boys--California--Los Angeles North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs