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Civilians practice plotting target coordinates for defense battery guns at Ft. MacArthur, 1921
Date Created and/or Issued
September 29, 1921
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Likely related to Los Angeles Times article, “Civilians Fire Defense Guns: Fighting Parson Prepares for a Scrap.: Minister Among Those to Man Battery at MacArthur.: Enthusiastic Over Power to Use Death-Dealers: Fort Commander Lauds Skill of Amateur Crew.” 30 Sept. 1921: II3.
Handwritten on negative: Ft. McArthur [sic] Plotting room
Most likely men of the first civilian coast artillery gun crew, all members of the Progressive Business Club of Long Beach, plotting coordinates for an exercise in test firing the 12-inch mortar battery guns at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro.
Text from negative sleeve: United States Army, Bases, Ft. MacArthur
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Fort MacArthur (Calif.)
Forts & Fortifications--American--California--San Pedro
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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