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Inferno threatens home
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Wilde, William H
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 1, 1958 reads, "Flames leap high into air behind home of Ted Maticka, near Monte Nido, during height of raging brush fire that swept over some 4,000 acres near Calabasas. Family had already evacuated, boarding up windows. Two cabins and one house trailer were destroyed by flames that were whipped by winds hitting 40-miles-an-hour at times."; See images #00114940 through #00114941 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fires--California--Monte Nido
Dwellings--California--Monte Nido
Mountains--California, Southern
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Monte Nido (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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