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Los Angeles Orphanage Christmas
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption December 20, 1948 reads, "These five 'perfect angels' are among the Los Angeles orphans who will receive Christmas gifts this year from The Evening Herald and Express. The girls, children of the Los Angeles Orphanage, are pictured rehearsing their part in a Christmas pageant which is to precede the arrival of Santa Claus. The Evening Herald and Express is remembering more than 4000 orphans this year for the 24th consecutive time."
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1650
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (Firm)
Los Angeles Orphanage
Orphans--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Orphanages--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Girls--Institutional care--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Christmas--California--Los Angeles
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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