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Sherman Oaks boy slips, falls to death
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 19, 1961 reads, "Rojim M. Lewis, 4530 Tyrone St., Sherman Oaks, was pronounced dead on arrival at Valley Receiving Hospital after he slipped while playing at a construction site. Rescuers, above, treated the 9-year-old boy at the scene of the accident, 14640 Dickens St., but it was too late. Investigators said the youth was walking on a girder, slipped, and hit his head on cement foundation. A companion, Warner Page, who had been playing on the other side of the structure, found young Lewis in a foundation trench."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles--Death
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Studio City (Los Angeles)
Death--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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