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Title
Jail Cells in the Basement of City Hall 1950s
Contributor
(Photographer)
Contributing Institution
Burbank Public Library
Collection
Burbank City Government
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
nonprojected graphic
7½ x 9¾ b&w print
Identifier
islandora:1322
local: cco01370
Subject
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--1950s--City halls--Jails--Law enforcement
Relation
City Clerk's Office

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