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Title
Arabian fireman swings
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Dean, Gordon
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 3, 1961 reads, "Shaheen al-Moraikhi (arrow), shown swinging on a life line from the Los Angeles City fire Department's drill tower 3, 7063 Laural Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood, was one of 41 rookie firemen [that] graduated from a fire-fighting course Friday. The Arabian fireman is an employee of the Arabian American Oil Co., Dharan, Saudi Arabia. The eight-week course taught the new firemen fire department procedures and fire fighting techniques. The men will be assigned to field units April 6,7 and 8."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00114208
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d015_f15_i25
CARL0005299075
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48066
Subject
Arabian American Oil Company--Employees
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Men--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--Physical training--California--Los Angeles
Staircases--California--Los Angeles
Ladders
Towers--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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