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Title
Emergency rescue
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
1954
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
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00136334
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d043_f28_i2
CARL0005630059
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/66271
Subject
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

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