Plaque-laying ceremony at S.O.S Children's Village

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Title

Plaque-laying ceremony at S.O.S Children's Village

Description

"American country and western singing superstar Johnny Cash (second from right), lays a plaque to a house he donated at the SOS Children's Village at Barrett Town, near Montego Bay. Assisting him is the president of the Village and general manager for the Half Moon Hotel in Montego Bay, Heinz Simonitsch. Looking on are American evangelist, Dr. Billy Graham, who is a vacationing houseguest of Cash, and his wife June Carter (standing in front of the Rev. Mr. Graham. The plaque-laying ceremony took place on December 30 last."

Subject

Cash, Johnny, - 1932-2003; Country musicians - United States; Graham, Billy, - 1918-2018; Businessmen - Jamaica; Plaques, plaquettes; Children - Institutional care - Jamaica; Group homes for children - Jamaica; Child care services - Jamaica

Creator

Daily News

Date

Dec-1977

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Charity (Johnny Cash & Billy Graham)

Identifier

D0009597

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Daily News, “Plaque-laying ceremony at S.O.S Children's Village,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed May 26, 2024, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8697.