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Title
Aerosol spray can ignite woman's hair
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Dean, Gordon
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
1961
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated December 5, 1961 partially reads, "There was a hiss of hair spray. A lighted match. A whoosh and the 'lady's' hair was on fire. The 'lady,' a mannequin with an indifferent, passive smile, was being used by Los Angeles Fire Department officials to demonstrate the danger of improperly used aerosol cans. 'The only people who get in trouble are those who don't read the regulations on the can,' said Fire Inspector Wallace Curry." Photograph caption reads, "A fine spray, a lighted match, and hair explodes - Curry demonstrates what might happen if aerosol can is used improperly."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00145304
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d054_f6_i17
CARL0005863303
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/73237
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department--Officials and employees
Fire departments--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Fire prevention--California--Los Angeles
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Mannequins (Figures)
Aerosols
Fire
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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