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Gas blast shatters L. A. home
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated June 14, 1947 reads, "The arrow points to a wall of the home of Terry Etherton, 22, at 1657 West Thirty-eighth street, which was torn open by a gas explosion that rocked the entire district. Etherton was rushed to the hospital with sever burns."
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 24 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Gas-pipes--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--South Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--South Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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