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VFW sells poppies
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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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 April 23, 1963 reads "Mary Rings, 17, Van Nuys actress, pins the first poppy on Pete Kopchik, poppy chairman of North Hollywood Post 1040, Veterans of Foreign Wars, as Don Gratner, post commander, approves. Actual sale of 'buddy poppies' will be held May 24-25 to finance the VFW Fund for disabled veterans and their dependents. More than 1,000 VFW members will attempt to sell 20,000 poppies in the Valley."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.--Post 10040 (North Hollywood, Calif.)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--United States
Fund raisers (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Poppies--California--Los Angeles
Banners--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Flags--United States
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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