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Title
Aerial view of Carson flood area, Avalon Boulevard and 190th Street
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Aerial view of flood areas in Carson as a result of the January 26, 1956 storm; view is the vicinity of Avalon Boulevard and 190th Street (near the present site of Cal State University, Dominguez Hills). A muddy lake of varying depths submerged a two-block-long stretch and many persons were forced from their homes as the floodwaters raged through certain parts of the city, making it impassable. Photograph dated January 28, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;14 x 12 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088626
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
GPC_b22_f3_i14 (Photographic print); KHAF 235-2
CARL0004936370
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4385
Subject
Dwellings--Flood damage--California--Carson
Roads--Flood damage--California--Carson
Flood damage--California--Carson
Dwellings--California--Carson
Streets--California--Carson
Floods--California--Carson
Carson (Calif.)
Carson (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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