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Heroic action saves Van Nuys boy
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
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated September 28, 1949 reads "Jimmie Chulufas, his mother, and Alfred Tiltie." The article partially reads "Two-year-old Jimmie C. Chulufas is alive today because of the quick heroic action of a gasoline station attendant." Jimmy drank a cup of cleaning fluid that his mother, Virginia, left on the kitchen counter. Hearing her screams from a nearby service station, Tiltie drove the mother and son to Van Nuys Receiving Hospital.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Toddlers--California--Los Angeles
Mother and child--California--Los Angeles
Beds--California--Los Angeles
Bedding--California--Los Angeles
Rescues--California--Los Angeles
Lifesaving--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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