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Title
Old cars used as sleeping quarters
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
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
Two prospective "tenants" look over jalopy jungle at Fourth and Omar Streets just off L.A.'s skid row. Old cars are used as sleeping quarters at night by homeless men, and city health and police authorities have declared the jalopies will be hauled off. Two cars have been burned up in recent weeks by sleepers, police say. Photo dated: March 26, 1954.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00054753
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 12405.
CARL0000059723
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/21531
Subject
Skid row
Homeless persons
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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