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New equipment
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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El Retiro School for Girls was a boarding school for girls who were wards of the Los Angeles County court system. It opened in 1919 and closed in 1961. The school was located at Polk Street and Borden Avenue, now a part of the Sylmar Recreation Center.
Photograph caption dated May 6, 1958 reads, "Jean Heldoorn, center, group worker at El Retiro School for Girls, receives card table from Mrs. Barney McFarlin, left, philanthropy chairman of Delta Chapter, Theta Chi Epsilon, while Mrs. Albert Zibble, chapter president, stands ready to present TV lamp. Equipment was donated by chapter for school's recreational program."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Theta Chi Epsilon
El Retiro School for Girls (Sylmar, Los Angeles, Calif.)
El Retiro School for Girls (Sylmar, Los Angeles, Calif.)--Employees
Greek letter societies--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Sylmar (Los Angeles)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Gifts--California--Los Angeles
Card tables--California--Los Angeles
Sylmar (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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