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Title
Flood in Puente, 1958
Creator
Swaim
Date Created and/or Issued
1958-02-19
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
1 image. Flood in Puente, 19 February 1958. Al Marquez -- 41 years.
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Swaim. Date: 1958-02-19. Reporter: Swaim. Assignment: Flood. 21-22-13-14: Inundated underpass at Santa Ana Freeway and Atlantic boulevard, where large truck and 12 cars are completely submerged, not even visible. Military tank truck half submerged in underpass at Atlantic boulevard and Telegraph road. 3-4-1-2-17-18: Views of place where 45 degree retaining wall on Rosemead boulevard dumping hundreds tons of mud, burying 2 trucks and car. 7: Al Marquez, 41, of Puente, shoveling mud off hood of his car in underpass where mud buried the car and 2 trucks when retaining wall buckled, gave way to mud, Rosemead Boulevard between Whittier and Beverly boulevards".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : negative, b&w
13 x 10 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m15012
EXM-N-12299-023~1
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m15012
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-N-12299-023~1.jpg
Language
English
Time Period
1958-02-19
Place
Atlantic Boulevard and Telegraph Road
Rosemead Boulevard
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
12299-023 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
examiner-m1663

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