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Title
Firefighters spray the ruins of the Fountain of the World headquarters, 1958
Date Created and/or Issued
December, 10, 1958
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-3014
Description
A bomb destroyed the building in Box Canyon, near Simi Valley and Chatsworth.
Daily Mirror caption: Fireman plays hoses on smoking ruins of bombed building near Chatsworth where nine are feared dead. The blast ignited tinder-dry brush in the surrounding area and other fire companies are battling to keep it from spreading. At right is recent pho of Krishna Venta, sect leader, believed dead in fire.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
b367_114115c
ark:/21198/zz0014010v
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Bombings--California
Fire fighting--California--Ventura County
Disaster
Fire departments--Equipment and supplies
Cults--California--Ventura County
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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