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Canoga boy drowns
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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Photograph article dated February 9, 1962 partially reads, "A 7-year-old Canoga Park boy was drowned today after he was swept into a rain-swollen Los Angeles River wash and dragged three and a half miles before he could be pulled out. The boy was identified as Charles Edward Hibbs Jr., son of Charles and Hazel Hibbs, 6573 Kelvin Ave. He reportedly fell into the water while playing near Mason avenue and Vanowen street." Photograph caption reads, "Parents weep with grief: 'not my boy,' cries the mother. An hour earlier Charles Hibbs had been swirled down river wash."; See image #00130770 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Drowning--California--Los Angeles
Parental grief--California--Los Angeles
Crying--California--Los Angeles
Parents--California--Los Angeles
Couples--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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