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Title
More toys for tots
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Steele, Bob
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys at Christmas to needy children. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendricks. It began as a local charitable effort in Los Angeles. The initial effort was so successful that Toys for Tots launched a national campaign in 1948.
Photograph caption dated December 8, 1954 reads "Girls employed in North Hollywood plant department office ready dolls they will add to phone company's collection. Last year, department accounted for more than 1400 gifts for children. In addition, each group sponsors needy family by providing toys, clothing and food."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00133410
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d040_f7_i7
CARL0005579011
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/63886
Subject
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Telephone companies--California--San Fernando Valley--Employees
Dolls--California--San Fernando Valley
Tables--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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