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Cars marooned by flood debris outside Bohemian Gardens nightclub, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Related to the article, "Patients Forced Out By Flood." Los Angeles Times, 2 Jan. 1934: 5.
The heaviest rainstorm in a 24 hour period in the history of the local United States Weather Bureau dropped 8.27 inches of water on December 31, 1933 to January 1, 1934, resulting in flooding and landslides throughout Los Angeles.
Related to the article, "Thousands Of Men Start Removal of Wreckage: Death and Damage Widespread; Homes Flooded, Roads Blocked and Bridges Demolished; Victim Under Debris." Los Angeles Times, 2 Jan. 1934: 4.
View of 2 men standing among automobiles half-submerged in flood debris outside of the Bohemian Gardens nightclub on Mission Road, just north of the Los Angeles County General Hospital (at 1200 N. State St). Two cars are trapped in stone-encrusted mud and another car was rolled over; lumber is in the foreground and a high wall is in the background. This local flooding was caused by the failure of an old reservoir above Bohemian Gardens, which released a great body of water into the parking lot.
Text from negative sleeve: Floods, Bohemian Gardens [handwritten:] ?
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Flood damage--California--Los Angeles
Bohemian Gardens (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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