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There's a woman in the firehouse
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated November 28, 1957 reads, "Valley Times Writer [sic] Alta Sorensen looks down at Capt. William Sutter who slides down pole in North Hollywood firehouse. This pole is one of only two left in Valley firehouses. The other is in Van Nuys. Writer Sorensen spent several days visiting Valley fire stations doing a series of stories on the activities of the fire department, the first of which appears today."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 10 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department--Employees
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Newspaper employees--California--Los Angeles
Journalists--California--Los Angeles
Women journalists--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Fire stations--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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