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Title
Off to survey disaster area
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
1956
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 July 21, 1956 reads, "Police helicopter loaded with city officials, including Acting Mayor John S. Gibson, takes off from Sherman Oaks Playground to survey 'disaster area' during civil defense exercises. Valley playground was seat of city government as well as operations headquarters during test."; See images #00144638 through #00144640 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00144640
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d053_f22_i7
CARL0005861923
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/73106
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Civil defense--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense drills--California--Los Angeles
Aeronautics in police work--California--Los Angeles
Helicopters--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys Sherman Oaks War Memorial Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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