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Hoses block busy Lankershim
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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Original photograph has several small stains.
Photograph caption dated April 12, 1957 reads "Firemen stringing hose to fight paint store fire in downtown North Hollywood temporarily closed off Lankershim boulevard, sending heavy trucks and motorists detouring to find other routes to Hollywood Freeway. Picture was taken before second story of this building was almost completely gutted. Fire officials say damage to contents and store will run 'into thousands.'" See image 00154179 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Paint shops--California--Los Angeles
Fire engines--California--Los Angeles
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Fire extinction--California--Los Angeles
Smoke--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Lankershim Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period

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