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Title
Bar, a bomb and a blast!
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1949
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated February 14, 1949 reads, "This cocktail bar in the 3800 block on Whittier boulevard was a mass of blackened ruins today after a fire believed of incendiary bomb origin blasted the place. Thomas Bosque, who was knocked out of his bed in an adjoining building, said he saw a black sedan speed away under cover of darkness shortly after the fire. Authorities believed a bomb was tossed from the car Bosque saw."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00099374
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 41
CARL0005112115
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33878
Subject
Bars (Drinking establishments)--California--East Los Angeles
Debris--California--East Los Angeles
Explosions--California--East Los Angeles
Explosives--California--East Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--East Los Angeles
Whittier Boulevard (East Los Angeles, Calif.)
East Los Angeles (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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