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Kids mob Santa Smith
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 December 21, 1959 reads "Santa Claus, alias Herbert Smith, takes Christmas wishes from Warren Griffis, 3, and Deborah Mannino, 4, as others wait their turn. Smith has hosted more than 4,000 children at his Christmas display since he opened it on front lawn at 6306 Satsuma Ave., North Hollywood, two weeks ago."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Santa Claus
Men--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Christmas--California--Los Angeles
Christmas decorations--California--Los Angeles
Holiday decorations--California--Los Angeles
Candy canes--California--Los Angeles
Railroad trains--California--Los Angeles--Art
Satsuma Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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