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Santa pays early visit
Alternative Title
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
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 19, 1956 reads, "Busy Santa Claus stopped off early at Rafters Restaurant in Sepulveda to distribute Christmas gifts to youngsters at party sponsored by Sepulveda Optimist Club. restaurant owner Pat Pope, left, provided dinner for youngsters including Michael Masculine, 5, and his sister, Mary, 12. S/Sgt. Evers Whyte, U.S. Marine Corps, helped Santa line up toys."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Santa Claus
Charles Lowman School for Handicapped Children
Sepulveda Optimist Club
United States.--Marine Corps
Rafters Restaurant (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Sepulveda (Los Angeles)
Restaurants--California--Sepulveda (Los Angeles)
Students with disabilities--California--Los Angeles--Services for
Children--California--Los Angeles
Parties--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Marines--United States
Sepulveda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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