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Late Christmas gifts are off for Brazil
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
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
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Original photograph has several small stains at the bottom.
Photograph caption dated December 31, 1962 reads "A planeload of Christmas gifts is readied at Van Nuys Airport for an airlift to needy children in Salvador, Brazil, Los Angeles' sister city. The California Air National Guard cargo plane took off Sunday with 11,000 pounds of gifts donated by Los Angeles residents. The gifts, which included toys, clothing, medicine, canned foods and garden tools, will be ready for distribution for a Jan. 6 festival in Brazil which compares to Christmas here."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Airport
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Humanitarian assistance--United States
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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