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Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated January 19, 1950 reads "Raymond B. Crawford of Glendale gets first State disability insurance check distributed in Los Angeles area at Birmingham Hospital, Van Nuys, from Insurance Manager W. R. Dougherty while Nurse Mary Richards watches. Veteran received $142.43 which included $96 for 12 days of hospitalization."
1 photographic print :b&w ;14 x 9 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Birmingham Hospital (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
People with disabilities--California--Los Angeles
Nurses--California--Los Angeles
Insurance agents--California--Los Angeles
Hospitals--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Hospitals--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Wheelchairs--California--Los Angeles
Checks--California--Los Angeles
Uniforms--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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