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Cake for new arrival
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 caption dated October 11, 1956 reads, "Georg [sic] Hoffman, 12, holds birthday cake upon arrival in San Fernando with mother, Mrs. Tatjana Hoffman from Riga, Latvia. Brought to this country at the expense of the government, the mother and son are greeted here by the Rev. Lawrence Warren, minister of the First Methodist Church which is assisting in sponsoring the new residents of the community."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
First Methodist Episcopal Church (San Fernando, Calif.)
Methodist church buildings--California--San Fernando
Church work with immigrants--California--San Fernando
Church work with families--California--San Fernando
Mothers and sons--California--San Fernando
Birthday cakes--California--San Fernando
Clergy--California--San Fernando
Women--California--San Fernando
Boys--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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