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Officials discuss flight observations
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 21, 1956 reads, "Group of city officials including John S. Gibson, acting mayor; Harold Sullivan, deputy police chief, and Councilman Robert Wilkinson are shown at Sherman Oaks Playground after helicopter flight over theoretical 'disaster area' following nuclear bombing of city in civil defense test."; See images #00144638 through #00144640 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Wilkinson, Robert
Gibson, John S.,--Jr
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Officials and employees
Civil defense--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense drills--California--Los Angeles
Aeronautics in police work--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Helicopters--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys Sherman Oaks War Memorial Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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