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Title
Fire College sandbags
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Morris, Ralph
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1945]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939.
The Fire College is being surrounded with sandbags for protection during World War II, as Fire Department workers pile them up.
Type
Image
Format
4 photographs :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00051022
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
Wars-World War II-Home front.; S-005-141.7 4x5; S-005-141.8 4x5; S-005-141.9 4x5; S-005-141.10 4x5
CARL0000056644
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122197
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Fire stations--California--Los Angeles
World War, 1939-1945
Sandbags--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense--California--Los Angeles

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