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Photograph of Department of Public Works employees cleaning debris from a storm drain from a flood on March 2, 1938. Two men without shirts on can be seen from the side shoveling debris into a wheelbarrow visible between them. They are wearing pants, belts, and tall black boots. Dirt can be seen packed in the portion of the drain beyond the men, while the drain continues to the left.
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w 13 x 18 cm. photographic prints photographs
Los Angeles--Department of Public Works--Sewage treatment and disposal Los Angeles Department of Public Works Storm sewers--Maintenance and repair Floods Municipal officials and employees Hydrographic features
California Los Angeles USA
41982 [Accession number] CHS-41982 [Call number] California Historical Society [Contributing entity]