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Title
Nominated for bravery
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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
1959
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.
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
Description
Photograph caption dated June 5, 1959 reads "Mary Aguilera has been selected by Governor Brown for state entry to receive 1958 U.S. Medal for Bravery. In February last year Mary couldn't swim but nevertheless saved a little boy from drowning in Pacoima Wash. She is now taking swimming lessons." Mary is from San Fernando.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Identifier
00155793
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d060_f9_i32
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/128806
Subject
Teenage girls
Award winners
Lifesaving
Rescues
San Fernando (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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