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Title
Culver City apartment house torn to pieces by blast, 16 persons hurt
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
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 caption dated March 12, 1960 reads, "The terrifying force of explosion that tore a Culver City apartment house to pieces is told all too well in this picture of shambles. Fortunately, no one was killed, but 16 were injured, including 11 children. Officials believe leaking gas caused the blast at 3422 Helms ave. Two other buildings were damaged."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;27 x 35 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00099411
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
CARL0005112192
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30386
Subject
Buildings--Blast effects--California--Culver City
Explosions--California--Culver City
Debris--California--Culver City
Apartments--California--Culver City
Lost architecture--California--Culver City
Culver City (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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