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Title
Mother saves 2 tots from flaming home
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Brich, George
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph article dated March 15, 1961 partially reads, "A heroic mother rescued her daughter and a neighbor's little boy from her burning Pacoima home Tuesday and was nearly trapped in the flames. Mrs. Helen Korb leaped eight feet from her blazing home at 9156 Patrick Ave. after tossing the children out of a window into the arms of spectators. Another two minutes and the children would have been gone,' the boy's father, Dr. Raymond D. Rich, 9126 Patrick Ave., said later. The home was destroyed." Pictured is Mrs. Helen Korb with daughter Ruth (right), and neighbor Danny Rich (center), both 3-years-old.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00127709
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d033_f13_i27
CARL0005454644
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/59982
Subject
Electric apparatus and appliances--Fires and fire prevention--California--Los Angeles
Fires--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Disasters--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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