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Orphans scramble for gifts
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photo caption reads: "Christmas came early for more than three score youngsters from the Los Angeles Orphanage today when they attended the Downtown Business Men's Association's annual observance of Las Posadas, Mexico's nine-day pre-Christmas celebration. The traditional pinata smashing climaxed the celebration which was highlighted by the appearance of Santa Claus, the "Three Kings," and various civic officials, include Deputy Mayor Orville Caldwell and Councilman Ed Roybal". Photo dated: December 12, 1950.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8775
Caldwell, Orville
Roybal, Edward Ross,--1916-2005
Children--California--Los Angeles
Christmas--California--Los Angeles
Orphans--California--Los Angeles
Pinatas--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Los Angeles Orphanage

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