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Behind the scenes
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 1, 1953 reads, "Busy Encino women who are taking time from their personal Christmas shopping to further their community's Encino Christmas Park program are left to right, Mesdames M. W. "Jack" Truss, J. Earl Stewart, John Shura and Ted Gibson, all making brightly colored, period costumes designed by Mrs. Stewart for actors in the Nativity Play at Encino Park December 16, 19 and 21 at 8:15 p.m. Other civic seamstresses not pictured are Mesdames Harold Barnes, J. L. Pettus, H. P. Vallikett and W. Roy Heskett."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Clothing and dress--California--Los Angeles
Sewing machines--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Women--Societies and clubs
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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