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Title
Daily News reporter Brooks Barnes points to an oven in an apartment where a gas explosion occurred, Los Angeles, 1940
Date Created and/or Issued
February 22, 1940
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Daily News reporter Brooks Barnes points to an oven located in an apartment where a gas explosion occurred. The apartment was located on 932 S. Mariposa and the explosion occurred when 58-year-old Fred Gastmann lit a match in his gas-filled kitchen. Gastmann suffered first, second, and third-degree burns.
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Explosion - wrecked apartment building at 932 S. Mariposa St., LA (Brooks Barnes pointing).
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Explosion 932 S. Mariposa.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1387_22808-02
ark:/21198/zz0027zv8r
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Disaster
Media
Reporters--American--California--Los Angeles
Newspaper employees--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Daily News (firm) employees
Barnes, Brooks
Source
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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