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Title
Nuclear test lights up sky
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
1955
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 included in the exhibit: "From Hula Hoops to Hanoi: L.A. Concerns, 1954-1965."
The unusually brilliant skyline in Los Angeles was illuminated by a blast of the third nuclear device in a 1955 test series detonated at Yucca Flats Proving Grounds near Las Vegas.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00021829
Valley Times Collection
H-635.1 4x5
CARL0000025132
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/40957
Subject
Nuclear explosions--Nevada--Yucca Flat
Valley Times Collection photographs

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