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Navy blimp gathers smog samples
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Coy Watson Photos
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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 caption dated September 9 1954 reads, "This Navy blimp is gathering smog samples over downtown Los Angeles for study seeking solution to smog problem. Samples are taken at three different levels--500, 1,000 feet and at top of smog layer."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d017_f30_i16; H5965.2 4x5
United States.--Navy
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Air--Pollution--California--Los Angeles
Airships--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles
Public buildings--California--Los Angeles
Civic centers--California--Los Angeles
Smog--California--Los Angeles
Lampposts--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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