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Title
Ruins of home destroyed by the Sunset Canyon fire, Los Angeles, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa December 4, 1927]
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
View of the ruins of a home destroyed by the Sunset Canyon fires of early December, 1927, with only the hearth remaining. An upturned bathtub is in the right foreground and a metal headboard is in the right foreground. The fires destroyed approximately 100 bungalows and cabins in Sunset Canyon and caused additional damage elsewhere. Thousands fought the fire over several days.
Related to the article, "Fire Perils Home Area. Blaze Sweeping Verdugo Hills. Two Hundred Men Battle Flames Fanned by Brisk Wind. Three Houses Doomed and Hundred Threatened Near La Crescenta." Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 1927: 1.
Text from negative sleeve: Fires, Los Angeles, Sunset Canyon, 1927.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_2314
ark:/21198/zz002dd8rp
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Ruins--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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