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Scout honored
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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 June 16, 1962 reads "Jeff Byars, 17, receives the Scout Merit Award for Life Saving of Burbank Explorer Post 49 from Ralph Bachtel, Burbank district Scout commissioner. Byars, a graduating senior at John Burroughs High School in Burbank, was honored for saving the life of a 6-year-old boy while traveling through Texas last summer. Byars, son of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Byars, pulled the child, who had stopped breathing from a swimming pool and administered artificial respiration."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Boy Scouts of America--California--San Fernando Valley
Young men--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Boy Scouts--California--San Fernando Valley
Scout leaders--California--San Fernando Valley
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Uniforms--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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