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Title
Santa Monica Mountains fire damage
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Creator
Hoyt, Vance
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
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
View of the after-effects of the Red Rock Cold Creek Canyon forest fire in the Santa Monica Mountains, showing charred skeletons of fire-swept chaparral that was once a jungle of buckthorn, greasewood, lilac, red shank, etc. more than 50 feet high. It will take more than ten years for this denuded watershed to recover its former elfin-forest. Three months after the fire tender new shoots of buckthorn have been to grow, as seen in the lower left corner of the photo. Photo dated: January 21, 1937.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00065472
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 122 4x5
CARL0000070159
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3090
Subject
Mountains--California, Southern
Fires--California--Santa Monica Mountains
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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