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Insecticide spill bugs museum patrons
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ramsess, Akili-Casundria
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pictured are employees of the Museum of Natural Science who were evacuated because of Arsenic spill inside. Meanwhile, members of the hazardous materials squad huddled over cleanup strategy outside the museum after an employee carrying a box of insecticides to a storage area spilled the chemicals, forcing the evacuation of more than two dozen people. The museum in Exposition Park was closed for three hours. Photograph dated March 2, 1989.
1 photographic print :b&w ;31 x 22 cm. on sheet 36 x 28 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Hazardous substances--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Buildings--Evacuation--California--Los Angeles
Hazardous substances--California--Los Angeles
Museums--California--Los Angeles
Rain and rainfall--California--Los Angeles
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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