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Santa arrives in Valley
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
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 14, 1959, reads, "Two boys edged their way through police lines at Valley's May Company to join store manager Norman Caldwell, third form left, in greeting Santa Claus when he landed by helicopter. Waiting their turn to shake hands with Santa are Michael Grandstaff, 5409 Colfax Ave., North Hollywood. Explorer Scouts are, from left, Bill Stutz, 16, North Hollywood; Carl Wegrich, 16, Sun Valley; Joe Sonner, 16, Sherman Oaks; Bill Lindenberg, 15, North Hollywood, and Cliff Spingler, 17, North Hollywood, joined International Foresters Robin Hood band in escorting Santa to May Co. toy department."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Santa Claus
Caldwell, Norman
May Company California
May Company California--Employees
Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Boy Scouts of America
Men--California--Los Angeles
Young men--California--Los Angeles
Boy Scouts--California--Los Angeles
Clubs--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Handshaking--California--Los Angeles
Department store Santas--California--Los Angeles
Uniforms--California--Los Angeles
Badges--California--Los Angeles
Medals--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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