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Demolition squad destroys dangers
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Keeshen, Walt
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 31, 1956 reads, "Fuses for dynamite - William Harkness of Van Nuys holds light for Capt. Ralph A. Williamson of Canoga Park, head of Demolition Squad, as he checks fuses in Griffith Park storehouse. Explosion is set off by shock of electricity traveling along wires to dynamite."; See images #00145290 through #00145297 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Fire departments--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Fire chiefs--California--Los Angeles
Storage facilities--California--Los Angeles
Explosives--California--Los Angeles
Dynamite--California--Los Angeles
Flashlights--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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