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Landslide ruins two homes
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated March 17, 1958 reads "Shown above is 3400 block on De la Cumbre Ave., in Sherman Oaks with tons of earth which loosened by recent rains, rumbled down hillside and smashed into two plush homes nearly burying high school girl alive and pushing man and his automobile out into street by its force. Both homes were practically demolished by flood of earth. Third house was placed off limits to its owners by police because of possible new slide threat. Arrow shows where girl escaped earth tomb by crawling through narrow opening."; See images #001212124 through #001212125 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Landslides--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Telephone lines--California--Los Angeles
Camino De La Cumbre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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