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Discuss mental health legislation
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated April 1, 1957 reads "Dr. Portia Bell Hume, seated left, deputy director of State Department of Mental Hygiene, interprets current mental health legislation to members of Valley organizations. Taking part in program at Patio Restaurant are Mrs. Joseph Schlarb, seated, center, president of Area Welfare Planning Council, and Mrs. Authur (sic) Marshall, vice president of Mental Health Association. Standing are, from left, Russell F. Amrhein, president of Valley Social Service Workers; Dr. John Schlosser, Sepulveda Veterans Administrative Hospital, and Oliver Stockton, president of Mental Health Services Board." The Patio Restaurant is in Van Nuys.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hume, Portia Bell
Patio Restaurant (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Mental health--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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