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Gobel touches off Valley polio drive
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated January 13, 1955 reads, "Comedian George Goebel [sic] of Sherman Oaks drops his contribution to 1955 March of Dimes campaign into collection test tube. Looking on are, from left, Sandra Lee Lockwood, 6, polio victim; Joseph Chase, chairman of Sherman Oaks drive, and Paul B. Humphrey, assistant chairman."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Gobel, George,--1919-1991
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
Television actors and actresses--United States
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Male comedians--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Poliomyelitis--California--Los Angeles
Crutches--California--Los Angeles
Orthopedic braces--California--Los Angeles
Fund raisers (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Fund raising--California--Los Angeles
Collection boxes (Fund raising equipment)--California--Los Angeles
Children with disabilities--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Publicity photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs

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