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Explosion at East Los Angeles home
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Deputies H. Sepulveda and C. A. Broen inspect the danger of an explosion scene, where a wall was torn off the East Los Angeles home of an 84-year-old man, who was rescued from his flaming cottage by a neighbor. Photograph dated August 12, 1946.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
Los Angeles County (Calif.).--Sheriff's Department--Employees
Debris--California--East Los Angeles
Explosions--California--East Los Angeles
Gas-pipes--California--East Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--East Los Angeles
East Los Angeles (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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