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L.A. heart surgery to aid wife's hope
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated June 19, 1964 partially reads, "Carla Burlando is jetting her way home to Italy today with one wish - she wants to have a baby. Three years ago, when she was married, it would have been impossible. Carla's heart then was three times normal sze [sic] and the strain of pregnancy could possibly have killed her. Today, however, doctors at St. Vincent's Hospital in Los Angeles, predicted Carla, within a year, will be able to lead a normal, maternal life." Photograph caption reads, "Homeward bound - Carla Burlando couldn't be happier. Dr. Giuseppe Maselli tells the pretty Italian woman that heart surgery at St. Vincent's Hospital has been successful."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
St. Vincent's Hospital (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Heart--Abnormalities--Surgery--California--Los Angeles
Heart--Surgery--Patients--California--Los Angeles
Heart valves--Surgery--California--Los Angeles
Heart--Surgery--California--Los Angeles
Physicians--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--San Fernando
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
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