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Title
Aerial view of the flooded Los Angeles River at the Barham Boulevard bridge, 1938
Creator
115th Photo Section Photograph
Contributor
Prejza, Paul (donated 1978-03)
Date Created and/or Issued
1938
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of an aerial view of the flooded Los Angeles River at the Barham Boulevard bridge, 1938. Extending from the lower foreground to the right distance, the river is visible, spilling out over its banks. To the right of the river, the backlot of Universal Studios can be seen below the tip of an airplane wing. At the left side of the river at center, the Warner Brothers Studio complex is visible. The rest of the city is visible in the distance, extending to the mountains on the horizon. Photoprint reads: "This photograph is loaned to you. Please return to: Illustrator. L.A. City Planning Dept. Rm.361 F City Hall, Los Angeles, California".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
20 x 25 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m2336
USC-0-1-1-2397 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-44272
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m2336
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-44272.jpg
Subject
Floods
Rivers
Bridges
Motion picture studios
Los Angeles--Floods--1938--San Fernando Valley
Warner Brothers Studio
Cities
Time Period
1938
Place
Barham Boulevard
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
44272 [Accession number]
CHS-44272 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
unidentified no: 123; unidentified no: 235; plate no: 37-184A [Identifying number]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m15009

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