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Patrick Burns, father of slain boy
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph shows Patrick Burns Sr., whose 7-year-old namesake was killed when an automobile driven by Jack A. Risley, struck him at the intersection of Ninth and Valencia streets, dragging him 159 feet. Mr. Burns, who is pictured identifying his little son at the inquest, collapsed along with his wife, as details of their sorrow were told. Photograph dated November 14, 1947.
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 24 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 93.
Fathers--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Child traffic fatalities--California--Los Angeles
Traffic fatalities--California--Los Angeles
Manslaughter--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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