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Title
Phone lines, Watts Riots
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1965
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Telephone repairman Gary Ballard holds a piece of cable sheath which was pierced by a bullet. In background, repair crews are trying to fix cables which were put out of service by the rioters in the Watts area. This scene is at East 103rd and Anzac Streets. Many of the phone lines were cut off. Photo dated: August 22, 1965.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00036465
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1993.
CARL0000039454
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/11594
Subject
Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Telephone lines--California--Los Angeles
Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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