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Title
Flames tower above burning houses in Hollywood Hills area
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Brich, George
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
1961
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 May 13, 1961 reads, "Raging fire forced hundreds of residents to flee homes during night." The article partially reads, "Shifting winds today alternately helped and threatened 500 exhausted firemen battling a 1,200-acre brush fire in the Hollywood Hills which destroyed 24 homes and damaged 30 others....The blaze erupted at 7:43 p.m. Friday near Hollyridge avenue and Beachwood Canyon drive in the Griffith Park area....The fire was still burning today towards Burbank and Glendale on a northern-north-eastern-northwestern line in the vicinity of Mt. Lee and Mullholland [sic], Vista Del Valle and Mt. Hollywood drives."; See images #00114985 through #00114989 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00114985
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d016_f22_i3; H-5667.2 4x5
CARL0005297435
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48476
Subject
Fires--California--Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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