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Title
Child died here
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mullen, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
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 caption dated March 8, 1979 reads, "Two children were pulled to safety from this burning station wagon in downtown yesterday." Victor Herrera, the 2-year-old boy, was burned to death after the station wagon caught fire as a result of the Herrera's older bother and another boy playing with matches. The tragedy took place in the parking lot outside of an apartment complex (later demolished) at 706 S. Garland Avenue.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094773
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b005_f1_i15
CARL0005057999
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33209
Subject
Fires--Casualties--California--Los Angeles
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles--Death
Station wagons--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Debris--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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