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Church-going is family affair
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated April 18, 1960 reads, "Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Whittemore of Northridge make church-going first order of family business as they and their 11 children attend Good Friday services at St. Bridget of Sweden Church in Van Nuys. From left are, foreground, Theresa, 11; Patty, 12; Sean, 7; Timmy, 8; Mary Ellen, 10, and Mike, 13. In front of parents are Angela, 2, and Margaret, 4. At back are Maureen, 16; Mr. and Mrs. Whittemore with Bernadette, 1, and Kathy, 15."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d006_f31_i1; H-2059
St. Bridget of Sweden Catholic Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Church buildings--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Catholic churches--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Families--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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