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Title
Fullerton mayor W.L. Hale presents "Uncle Willie" with new wagon, Fullerton, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
August 15, 1934
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) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
"Uncle Willie" (William Adams, right), a 97 year old Civil War veteran, is presented with a new wagon by city officials and Mayor W.L. Hale (left) in Fullerton, Calif.
Photograph was published in article: "Friends 'Chip-In,' Come to Rescue," Los Angeles Times, 16 Aug. 1934: 6.
Text on negative sleeve: Hale, W.L. Fullerto[sic] Mayor
Handwritten on negative: W.L. Hale + Uncle Willie Adams
Text from newspaper caption: Mayor Hale of Fullerton (at left) and "Uncle Willie" Adams in a new green wagon presented to "Uncle Willie," who now can resume gathering old newspapers which he had to almost give up recently when he lost his old wagon.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5093
ark:/21198/zz002cv27f
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Veterans--American
Mayors--California--Fullerton
Hale, W. L., (William Lee), 1862-1948
Adams, Willie, b. 1838
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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