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Meter measures freeway noise
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 caption dated November 16, 1960 reads "Staff writer Jerry Burns reads dial." The article partially reads "In order to obtain at least a partial scientific reading on the amount of noise that buffets residents along the Ventura Freeway, the Valley Times TODAY borrowed a 1551-B Sound Level Meter from the General Radio Company of Cambridge, Mass., and Los Angeles."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Burns, Jerry
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Newspaper employees--California--San Fernando Valley
Scientific apparatus and instruments--California--San Fernando Valley
Measuring instruments--California--San Fernando Valley
Express highways--California, Southern
Traffic noise--California--San Fernando Valley
Noise--California--San Fernando Valley--Measurement
Trucks--California--San Fernando Valley
Trees--California--San Fernando Valley
Fences--California--San Fernando Valley
Dwellings--California--San Fernando Valley
Lawns--California--San Fernando Valley
United States Highway 101
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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