First Lady assists Santa. Mrs. Hoover took an active part in the Christmas affair for Washington's less fortunate residents. She is shown handing out one of the 1,500 bags of food and presents which were distributed by the Central Union Mission at a party held in the Fox Theatre. Assisting Mrs. Hoover are Santa Claus, in the person of John S. Bennett, and Mrs. Bennett, who have charge of the Mission. 122430
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Temp. note: Batch seven.