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V.A. employee dies in plunge
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated November 22, 1947 reads, "Despondency over a bone affliction which had kept him out of service in World War II was believed the cause of a 10-story plunge yesterday by Goodwin Bertram Aurback, 38, Veterans Administration case-worker, from the roof of a building at 1031 S. Broadway. Aurbach complained to Harold Epstein, 2277 Cove Ave., a co-worker, of feeling ill and depressed after lunch. He left his office on the 11th floor, ostensibly to visit the nurse's office on the 12th floor. A few moments later workers on various floors saw a body hurtling down the well between two wings of the building. The body landed on the third-floor set-back. Aurbach leaves his widow and a child of 2301 Bentley Ave."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 101
Men--California--Los Angeles
Suicide--California--Los Angeles
Depression in men.--California--Los Angeles
Suicide victims--California--Los Angeles
Despair--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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