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Esther Hoyt reads to her sister Lois Hoyt, Eagle Rock, 1938
Arnott, Andrew Hugh, 1905-1985
Date Created and/or Issued
December 1938
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Lois lies in bed with her eyes closed while Esther sits beside her holding a copy of the Los Angeles Times.
Retired teachers and sisters from Indiana 94-year-old Lois and 91-year-old Esther live together at W.C.T.U. Lois is confined to her bed, suffering from complete blindness, and enjoys being read to by her younger sister, who is completely deaf.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Retired Women Find Peace In Eagle Rock W.C.T.U. Home," Los Angeles Times, 02 Jan 1939: A3.
Handwritten on negative: L2R Lois Hoyt Esther Hoyt 12/27/38
Text from negative sleeve: 15244 - Lois Hoyt 94 Esther Hoyt 91 Margaret Miller 96 Mrs Emma Eaton 90 Mrs Sarah J Barber 91 Mrs Anna Bevans 90 Mrs Wm Roberts 91 y Mrs Chlorine Wylie 95 WTCU oldsters 12-29-38 TIMES PHOTO BY ANDREW H. ARNOTT
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Newspapers--California--Eagle Rock
Deaf persons--California--Eagle Rock
Blind persons--California--Eagle Rock
Teachers--California--Eagle Rock
Sisters--American--California--Eagle Rock
Retirement communities--California--Eagle Rock
Older people--California--Eagle Rock
Reading--California--Eagle Rock
Hoyt, Lois, b. 1844 or 45
Hoyt, Esther, b. 1847 or 48
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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