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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00144640 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d053_f22_i7 CARL0005861923 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/73106
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