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Darrel Lacy, Bert Burbank Jr., and James Maizes of the Sons of the American Legion use a radio to assist firefighters, Los Angeles, 1938
Date Created and/or Issued
November 28, 1938
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.
This photograph appears with the article, “Raging Brush Fire Stopped by Fighters: Southland’s Worst Blaze Leaves Vast Area in Ruins,” Los Angeles Times, 28 Nov. 1938: 1.
This photograph features two signs written in English. The bigger sign that is higher is handwritten and says “No-Hollywood, Post 307 Radio Crew, Sons of the American Legion”. The smaller sign is typed and states “WPA property of S. Government”.
Text from newspaper caption: Sons of the American Legion shown with short-wave radio equipment at the head of Mandeville Canyon aiding the forest firefighters. Left to right, Darrell Lacy, Bert Burbank Jr. and James Maizes. They are from North Hollywood Post.
Text from negative sleeve: 15198—Darrell Lacy, Bert Burbank Jr, James Maizes. Sons of Amer. Leg. At Forest Fire, short wave set. 11/26/38. L.A. Times Photo By Gordon Wallace. [Stamped:] Dec 21 1938.
Handwritten on negative: Darrell Lacy, Bert Burbank Jr, James Maizes.
b&w nitrate negative
Signs (Notices)
Radio broadcasting--California--Los Angeles
Lacy, Darrell, 1922-1971
Maizes, James
Burbank, Bert Jr
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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