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Mercy flight to start
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Young, Steve
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The caption erroneously uses the word "Sylvia." It should read, "Mrs. Gloria Orr, Sylmar burn victim..."
Photograph caption dated March 9, 1964 reads, "Air Force flying ambulance crew loads Mrs. Gloria Orr, Sylvia [sic] burn victim, for flight to Army hospital in San Antonio, Tex." The article partially reads, "Mrs. Gloria Orr, 37, of 13180 Foothill Blvd., burned in an explosion on Feb. 29, early Sunday morning was flown to Brooke Army Hospital in San Antonio, Tex., via an Air Force flying ambulance...The plane, with a special burn unit team of nurses and doctors, arrived at Lockheed Air Terminal shortly after midnight Saturday. The team prepared Mrs. Orr for her trip, drove her to the plane in an ambulance, and took off for Texas in less than three hours."; See images #00117522 through #00117523 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Air Force--Medical care
Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc
Aeronautics in medicine--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Hospital patients--Transportation--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Transport of sick and wounded--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burns and scalds--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Wounds and injuries--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Emergency medical personnel--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airplanes, Military--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airplanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Night photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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