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Title
Crash wreckage at Portal of Folded Wings monument
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1969
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Built in 1924 as the entrance to Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery, the 75-foot Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation is a Spanish/Mission Revival style monument and burial site for 13 pioneers of aviation. It was dedicated in 1953 as a final resting place for pilots, mechanics and other pioneers of flight.
Wreckage of a Navajo-Piper aircraft scattered at the base of the Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation in Burbank. The twin-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Hollywood-Burbank Airport. Photograph dated July 21, 1969.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094770
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1140
CARL0005039292
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32348
Subject
Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Air pilots--Monuments--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Aircraft accidents--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Cemeteries--Monuments--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Architecture--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Spanish influences
Monuments & memorials--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Debris--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Piper airplanes
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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