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Title
Edward Owen presents a model for fire prevention in the Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
February 28, 1936
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
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “FIRE TANKS PLAN URGED: Mountain Tops Would Be Used Paved Areas to Catch Rain and Fill Ten Reservoirs Sought by Association,” Los Angeles Times, 28 Feb. 1936: A1.
Photograph of Edward Owen, secretary-manager of the Santa Monica Mountains Fire Prevention Association, pointing to a model of the Santa Monica Mountains. He proposed that the mountain peaks be paved with concrete to collect rainwater, which would be collected in reservoirs and tanks to be used for summer fires.
Handwritten on negative: Edward Owen 2-27-36.
Text from negative sleeve: 3534—Edward Owen (sec’y—mgr of Santa Monica mountains Fire Prevention Assoc.) Fire Control 2-27-36. [Stamped:] MAR 4 1936.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_12570
ark:/21198/zz002hmm44
Subject
Fire prevention--California--Los Angeles
Models
Land use--California--Los Angeles
Owen, Edward
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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