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Helicopter paints night picture
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Los Angeles Airways, founded in 1944, invented the term 'heliport' and was the first company to receive authority to carry mail by helicopter as well as passengers.
Photograph caption dated March 17, 1956 reads, "Dotted lines show entrance of mail-laden helicopter from right, as Los Angeles Airway's 'whirly-bird' settle in wash near Victory-Vanowen Park at heliports."; See images #00118428 through #00118434 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Airways
Helicopters--California--Los Angeles
Helicopters--Landing--California--Los Angeles
Heliports--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Air mail service--United States
Postal service--United States
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--Lighting--California--Los Angeles
Exterior lighting--California--Los Angeles
Electric spark
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Victory-Vanowen Playground (North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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