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Title
Dikes to be built in Long Beach
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption reads, "Machines are piling up the sand 10 feet high (right arrow) in anticipation of 7.1 foot flood tide expected tonight; but if surf gets rough, water may smash dikes, pour into apartments across street." Photograph dated July 7, 1950.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00078651
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 193
CARL0000079848
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24708
Subject
Municipal Auditorium (Long Beach, Calif.)
Breakers Hotel (Long Beach, Calif.)
Beaches--California--Long Beach
Apartments--California--Long Beach
Hotels--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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