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Alumnae present vacuum
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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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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The Crippled Children's Society was founded in 1926 by the Los Angeles Rotary Club, primarily to serve the needs of children affected with polio. The society established several rehabilitation centers for children throughout Los Angeles to help children with all kinds of disabilities. In 2000, the name was changed to Ability First.
Photograph caption dated August 10, 1961 reads "Proceeds from thrift sales, bridge parties and candy sales were responsible for new swim pool vacuum at Rancho del Valle, Crippled Children's Society, 6530 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. Vacuum is gift of San Fernando Valley Alumnae association of Kappa Delta. Admiring vacuum are, from left, Marilyn Graves, Rancho del Valle director; David Lichtenstein, 4 1/2, day camper; Marie Eriksen, Valley alumnae president, and Mrs Warren McCarty, alumnae vice president."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Rancho del Valle Center of Crippled Children's Society (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Kappa Delta Sorority--Alumni and alumnae
Women--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Children with disabilities--California--Los Angeles
Greek letter societies--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Rehabilitation centers--California--Los Angeles
Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles
Wheelchairs--California--Los Angeles
Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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