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Leaving the Los Angeles Orphanage
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Perkins, Robert
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photo caption reads: "Probably the happiest family in the city this Christmas will be the Carl Johnsons, as Mrs. Johnson returns her daughters Yvonne and Monica to their home on December 9, 1950, after four years of life at the Los Angeles Orphanage. Both Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were hospitalized during that time with severe chest infections. Sister Serena waves goodbye". Photo dated 1950.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8982
Los Angeles Orphanage
Nuns--California--Los Angeles
Orphanages--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Girls--Institutional care--California--Los Angeles
Mothers and daughters--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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