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Title
Atom blast disaster drill at St. Joseph Hospital
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Brich, George
Contributor
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
1960
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated October 17, 1960 reads, " 'Atom Blast Casualties' Treated in Drill -- Ingrid Johnston, right, radiology technician at Burbank's St. Joseph Hospital, checks "victims" for radiation following "crash in city residential area of atomic-material-laden plane." Nearly 200 "patients" were treated in giant disaster drill conducted to test hospital's Civil Defense readiness. Spokesman said it was largest such test ever conducted in area."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00085532
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d004_f29_i10
CARL0004769809
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/42934
Subject
St. Joseph Hospital (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Hospitals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Catholic hospitals--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense--California--Los Angeles
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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