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Title
Firemen battle blaze
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1958
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
Photograph caption dated July 11, 1958 reads, "Firemen move in on Woodland Hills brush fire. Residents said smoke and flames 'blackened out sun.' At one time, fire front was two city blocks wide. More than 150 firemen, five juvenile camp crews, plus tractors, tankers and other equipment were on the line."; See images #00123859 through #00123861 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00123861
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d027_f31_i25
CARL0005416867
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/55698
Subject
Fires--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Fire engines--California--Los Angeles
Smoke--California--Los Angeles
Mountains--California, Southern
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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