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Rites for boy, 7, killed across street
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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Photograph caption dated November 15, 1947 reads, "Pallbearers carry casket bearing body of 7-year-old Patrick Burns into Immaculate Conception Church today prior to interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrow points to crosswalk where little Patrick was killed by speeding auto Monday. Following pallbearers are the lad's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Burns, Sr."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 23 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 93.
Immaculate Conception Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Funeral service--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accident victims--California--Los Angeles
Traffic fatalities--California--Los Angeles
Child traffic fatalities--California--Los Angeles
Manslaughter--California--Los Angeles
Coffins--California--Los Angeles
Flower arrangements
Catholic churches--California--Los Angeles
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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