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Poppy program
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 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."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
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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