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Title
Water shoots out from nozzles set atop Los Angeles City Hall in a demonstration by Fire Department, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1928-04-07
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
Photograph. "23 stories high -- but they made it! -- photo shows how water was shot out of nozzles set beside the Lindbergh beacon light atop the New City Hall -- 23 stories up. Skeptics said the fire department could not force water that high -- but Fire chief Scott proved his men could do it" -- clipping stamped "Apr. 7, 1928" attached to verso.
Streetscape. Horizontal photography.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m3003
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-575
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m3003
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-575.jpg
Subject
Fire Department
Los Angeles--City--Buildings--Civic--City Hall
Time Period
circa 1928-04-07
Place
-118.24156,34.05505
-118.24149,34.05515
-118.24235,34.05204
-118.24366,34.05458
150 North Spring Street
California
City Hall
Lindberg Beacon
Los Angeles
USA
Source
3-1275-02805-8056 [Barcode]
EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-575 [Original Filename]
Subjects 319 [Print Box]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Prints Collection, late 1920's - 1961
examiner-m4404

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