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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
00118667 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d022_f26_i12 CARL0005379012 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/52276
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