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Title
Harriet A. McCabe poses in garden with part of doll collection to be donated, Pasadena, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 19, 1935
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Related to the article, "Pasadena Matron and Friends Gather 600 Dolls for Children's Christmas," Los Angeles Times, 20 Oct. 1935
Harriet A. McCabe, a woman in her fifties with short, wavy hair and a light-colored dress, sits on a garden bench posing with her clown doll collection. A director of the Ruth Protective Home, a women's and children's shelter near El Monte in Los Angeles County, McCabe acquired hundreds of dolls to donate them to the shelter come Christmas time.
Text from newspaper caption: Mrs. Guy Stewart McCabe is in the gardens of her Prospect Boulevard home in Pasadena, displaying a few of the members of her doll clown circus--the center of attraction at the garden party and fair held yesterday afternoon at the E. W. Knowlton estates. Through her interest in underprivileged children, Mrs. McCabe has created, collected, and dressed hundreds of dolls for distribution this Christmas.
Text from negative sleeve: 2593-- Mrs Guy Stewart McCabe of Pasadena [stamped: OCT 24 1935]
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_9068
ark:/21198/zz002dh2j1
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Charity--California--Los Angeles County
Dolls
Women's shelters--California--Los Angeles County
McCabe, Harriet A., b. ca. 1882
Ruth Protective Home (Women's shelter)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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