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Title
Explosion at 9th Street and Grand Avenue
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1947
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated January 2, 1947 reads, "The large arrow points to the iron cover which was blown off the manhole during the blast. Small arrows show windows in an adjoining building which were shattered in the explosion. Cause of the blast was not immediately determined." Some businesses seen are Lang's Cafe (901 S. Grand Avenue), a liquor store, and a hotel.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00099354
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
CARL0005109436
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30232
Subject
Lang's Cafe (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Buildings--Blast effects--California--Los Angeles
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Windows--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Liquor stores--California--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Grand Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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