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Original photograph has several stains on the bottom half of the picture. Photograph caption dated March 3, 1954 reads "Victims are removed from balcony by special squad using equipment from Los Angeles City Civil Defense rescue truck. Victims were bandaged, lowered in special rope hoist and aluminum stretcher, and whisked to medical collection station." This civil defense drill took place at El Rey Hotel on Maclay Street in San Fernando.; See images #00136333 through #00136334 and #00136339 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00136334 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d043_f28_i2 CARL0005630059 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/66271
El Rey Hotel (San Fernando, Calif.) Men--California--San Fernando Civil defense--California--San Fernando Civil defense readiness--California--San Fernando Civil defense drills--California--San Fernando Emergency drills--California--San Fernando Simulation methods--California--San Fernando Litters--California--San Fernando Ladders Hotels--California--San Fernando Neon signs--California--San Fernando Signs and signboards--California--San Fernando San Fernando (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs