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Title
Two year old Billy Webb who was born with birth defect caused by Thalidomide, at his home dancing with younger sister in Gardena, Calif., 1964
Date Created and/or Issued
May 24, 1964
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-2161
Description
Caption from different image that was published in newspaper states "FIGHTING HEAVY ODDS-Billy Webb, who'll be 2 on June 15, helps baby sister, Angelica, 9 months, to walk across room at their home in Gardena. Billy was the area's first known victim of deformities caused by thalidomide drug and had six operation since the first five months of life and he may face more."
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b528_224301
ark:/21198/zz0002s4f4
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Televisions
Youth
Birth defects
Brothers and sisters
Children with disabilities--California--Los Angeles County
Thalidomide--Side effects
Webb, William, 1962-
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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