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Van Nuys High School facade before demolition, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
July 31, 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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph appears with the article, "Famous Columns Razed," Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 1934: 7
Text from newspaper caption: It Looks Like Ruins of Rome--but It's Van Nuys! The stately Grecian columns of Van Nuys High School are shown just before and just after their final destructive collapse yesterday. The columns, which had been photographed and filmed many times, were torn down along with the rest of the building in the school board's program of reconstruction.
Handwritten note from negative sleeve: (just before and just after Grecian [...] entrance fell while building being razed) 7/31/34 Welles
Text from negative sleeve: California Van Nuys High School
b&w nitrate negative
Columns--California--Los Angeles
Demolition--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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