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Rain closes schools, floods Southland area
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated February 9, 1962 partially reads, "The Southland's torrential rainstorm continued for the third straight day today - flooding streets and highways, causing mud and rock slides and forcing schools to close and residents to be evacuated. The weatherman says the storm, most severe in three years, will continue through tonight, with scattered showers expected Saturday and improving conditions Sunday." Photograph caption reads, "Automobile splashes through deep water in a West Valley intersection. Heavy rains meant stalled cars, no school, wet pedestrians and cleaning bills."; See image #00130771 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Rain and rainfall--California--San Fernando Valley
Stores & shops--California--San Fernando Valley
Signalized intersections--California--San Fernando Valley
Automobiles--California--San Fernando Valley
Floods--California--San Fernando Valley
Billboards--California--San Fernando Valley
Streets--California--San Fernando Valley
Street signs--California--San Fernando Valley
Commercial buildings--California--San Fernando Valley
Electric lines--Poles and towers
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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