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Title
Interior view of funeral for World War II servicemen, downtown Los Angeles
Creator
Haley, George W., 1879-1963
Date Created and/or Issued
October 1947
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Memorial service and ceremony for six unidentified servicemen (representing the branches of military) who died in action in World War II. Flag-draped caskets lying in state in the Los Angeles City Hall rotunda.
Title devised by cataloger. Date supplied by cataloger based on information from article in Los Angeles Times, Oct. 19, 1947: "Tribute Paid War Dead at City Hall Ceremony: Rotunda thronged as caskets of warriors lie in state while mayor praises heroes."
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : film negative ; sheet 6.1 x 6.7 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
487956
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/17589
Subject
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
City halls
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Military parades & ceremonies
Municipal buildings
Soldiers
World War, 1939-1945
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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