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Title
Topanga Canyon fire
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1938
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Standing like gaunt ruins of a shell-torn village, chimneys of cottages on the beach are shown on Novembr 24, 1938, after they were swept by the brush fire near Topanga Canyon. So intense was the heat of the flames that the fire leaped across the broad Roosevelt Highway and ignited scores of beach homes. The homes burned to the ground while their owners watched helplessly after trying to save their belongings.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00057069
Herald Examiner Collection
HE Box 8140
CARL0000060779
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/22217
Subject
Fires--California--Topanga Canyon (Los Angeles County)
Dwellings--California--Topanga Canyon (Los Angeles County)
Topanga Canyon (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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