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Tries hand as Postmaster
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
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Photograph caption dated February 9, 1957 reads, "Pat McKillip, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles McKillip, Sylmar, took over as San Fernando's postmaster in observance of Boy Scout Week. G. R. Gillaspie, standing, observes canceling machine technique of Pat, who, despite crutches, manages to operate the machine without a hitch. Pat suffered broken leg in an accident which took the life of Walter Warloe, his Scoutmaster."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d056_ f38_i2
Boy Scouts of America
Postal service--California--San Fernando--Equipment and supplies
Postal service--California--San Fernando--Automation
Letter mail handling--California--San Fernando
Canceling machines--California--San Fernando
Postal inspectors--California--San Fernando
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando
Young men--California--San Fernando
Boy Scouts--California--San Fernando
Crutches--California--San Fernando
Clubs--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
Postmasters--United States
San Fernando (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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