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Title
Plane replaces Santa's reindeer
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
1962
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 25, 1962 reads "Santa Claus distributes toys from a plane piloted by Bill Campbell of Van Nuys, to children at Desert Airpark in Palm Desert near Palm Springs. Campbell flew Santa from the North Pole to the desert. Balloons, carrying notes, were released over the desert, and the children receiving the notes took them to Santa to claim their Christmas gifts."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00121862
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d026_f7_i11
CARL0005388940
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/53380
Subject
Santa Claus
George, Robert J
Palm Desert Airpark
Men--California--Palm Desert
Children--California--Palm Desert
Air pilots--California--Palm Desert
Airplanes--California--Palm Desert
Airports--California--Palm Desert
Trees--California--Palm Desert
Costumes
Palm Desert (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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