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Title
Rescue mission after a cave-in at Elysian Park, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
December 31, 1935
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.
A firefighter and another man crouch before two unidentified men putting on jackets inside of the tunnel.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Cave-In Mystery Park Tunnel Traps Two Men," Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec 1935: 1.
Two men, Mr. Charles William Cheatham and Mr. Lowell Harmer, were trapped by a cave in while exploring an abandoned tunnel, eventually rescued by the fire department.
Handwritten on negative: Cave in - Figueroa St Bridge
Text from negative sleeve: 4254 - Lowell Harmer Mrs. Harmer Charles William Cheatham Mrs John Becker Cave in-under Figueroa St Bridge 12/23/35 [stamped:] Dec 31 1935
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13300
ark:/21198/zz002hng97
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Tunnels--California--Los Angeles
Rescues--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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