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Title
Poppy program
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1965
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated May 5, 1965 reads, "Poppies made by Valley V.A. Hospital patients like Fredrick Laughlin, right, are packaged for upcoming Poppy Days May 28-29. The annual poppy program, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, enables hospitalized vets to earn money and is also used for welfare assistance and educational aid to veterans' children. Naomi McKenney, left, V.A. hospital chief, occupational therapy, and Mrs. Inez Tucker, Legion poppy production manager, are pleased with amount of poppies turned out by patients over last few months."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00118667
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d022_f26_i12
CARL0005379012
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/52276
Subject
American Legion.--Women's Auxiliary
Veterans Administration Hospital (San Fernando, Calif.)
Veterans Administration Hospital (San Fernando, Calif.)--Employees
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando
Veterans--United States
Women--California--San Fernando
Poppies--California--San Fernando
Hospitals--Staff--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits

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