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Proud mother with first son
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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 September 21, 1956 reads, "Mrs. Erlaine Seeger of 14018 Cohasset St., Van Nuys, smiles as she shows her first son to Sister Mary Constance of St. Joseph hospital maternity staff. Stephen and mother are now home with proud father, Michael, and sister, Lauri, 3. Last year there were 2,542 babies delivered at hospital including 24 sets of twins. Triplets are very rare and there has been only one set delivered in past two years. While mother recovers, infant receives special care."; See images #00145515 through #00145520 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
St. Joseph Hospital (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
St. Joseph Hospital (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Employees
Hospitals--Maternity services--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Hospitals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Hospitals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Employees
Nuns--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Mothers and sons--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
New mothers--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Infants (Newborn)--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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