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Engrossed in study
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 26, 1960 reads, "Six-year-old Nancy Jefferson, first grader at Providencia School, Burbank, studiously practices printing her name in the first, rudimentary step toward reading, writing and learning. Nancy and hundreds of her schoolmates are welcoming visitors to their classrooms this week as schools throughout the Valley observe Public Schools Week."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Providencia Elementary School (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Providencia Elementary School (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Students
School children--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Girls--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Children--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Writing
Classrooms--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Schools--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Elementary schools--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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