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Photograph caption dated December 7, 1953 reads, "Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem where Christ is born, is depicted on this float by the Van Nuys Presbyterian Church in the Bethlehem Star Parade in Van Nuys. This was one of 24 floats entered by Valley churches telling the story of the Life of Christ. The number of entries has grown each staging of the parade."; See image #00115631 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
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