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1950s - Jail Cells in the Basement of City Hall
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Burbank Public Library
Burbank City Government
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Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
A view of two jail cells in the basement of City Hall in the 1950s. When the building opened in 1943, it increased the number of cells from one in the old city hall to nine in the new, along with two “tanks,” allowing for the separation of “youths, felony cases, and inebriates,” according to a September 12, 1942, story in the Los Angeles Times.
nonprojected graphic
7½ x 9¾ b&w print
local: cco01370
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Police departments--City halls--Jails--Law enforcement--Police officers--1950s
City Clerk's Office

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