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Wins citation for heroism
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 March 21, 1956 reads "Bobby Escalante, 12, of 10774 Bartee St., San Fernando, holds citations he received for courage in saving Guy Schembri, two months, of Sylmar, when fire destroyed baby's home. Honoring youth at O'Melveny PTA meeting were, from left, John W. Wood, Pacoima civilian defense director; Mrs. H. W. Huber, president, San Fernando Council PTA, and Capt. George S. Kelly, Los Angeles City Fire Department."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
O'Melveny Elementary School (San Fernando, Calif.)--Students
San Fernando Council PTA--Presidents
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department--Employees
Men--California--San Fernando
Women--California--San Fernando
Boys--California--San Fernando
Municipal officials and employees--California--San Fernando
Award winners--California--San Fernando
Awards--California--San Fernando
Lifesaving--California--San Fernando
Rescues--California--San Fernando
Elementary schools--California--San Fernando
Schools--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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