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Tonsils first, then ice cream treat
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated November 17, 1956 reads, "Lorraine Giebelhaus, pediatrics nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Burbank, checks temperatures of, left to right, Susan, 8, Mary, 6, and Carrie Nickell, 4, just before sisters had tonsils removed. Youngsters are taking advantage of ice cream today, now that their tonsillectomies are over. They are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nickell Jr., 14717 Covello St., Van Nuys. He is alumni fund director for USC."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
St. Joseph Hospital (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Nurses--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Sisters--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Girls--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Hospitals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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