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Man learning to read
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Mendoza, Javier
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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James Vaughn studies a reading primer with tutor Florence Peetz at the San Gabriel Library, a branch of County of Los Angeles Public Library, where he enrolled four weeks ago in a program called "Illiterates Anonymous." When Vaughn was a schoolboy, teachers decided that he was "dumb" and never taught him to read. Photo dated: April 7, 1985.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Education.
Vaughn, James
Peetz, Florence
County of Los Angeles Public Library
Functional literacy--California--San Gabriel
Literacy--California--San Gabriel
Literacy programs--California--San Gabriel
San Gabriel (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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