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Title
Fire Prevention Series by White, 1957
Creator
Mack
Date Created and/or Issued
1957-01-10
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
4 images. Fire Prevention Series by White, 10 January 1957. How smokers in bed kill themselves.
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Mack. Date: 1957-01-10. Reporter: White. Assignment: Fire Prevention Services -- pic. with 2nd article. Special Instructions: Artist to put in fire from cigaret, burning quilt. 5-6-25-26: How smokers-in-bed kill themselves. As he sleeps, smoke gases rise to ceiling, then build back down to him to paralyze him, then the fire cremates him while he's helpless, even to scream. (Examiner photo specially posed based on real incidents by experts of LA Fire Dept. Man in picture is Inspector James E. Samuel). (Note: We may want to give the specially posed details in one box or notation with these photos, instead of under each shot, Stress that all are based on real incidents too grewsome [sic] to publish from original photographs)."
Type
image
Format
4 photographs : negatives, b&w
13 x 10 cm.
image/tiff
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
EXM-N-12113-005~1...~4
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m25211
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-N-12113-005~1.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Fire prevention
Time Period
1957-01-10
Place
34.060624,-118.24173
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
12113-005 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961

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