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Photograph was edited for publication purposes The caption refers to the Malibu area fires that broke out December 26, 1956 and raged throughout the Santa Monica Mountains from Paradise Cove and Escondido Canyon all the way to the Mulholland Highway near Seminole Hot Springs and Malibu Lake. Just days apart, two more fires were started in the Las Flores Canyon area, to the east, and Lake Sherwood, to the west. Photograph caption dated December 28, 1956 reads, "Mrs. Joe Stephens Sr., right, and Red Cross nurse Mrs. Ralph Peterson, left, support Mrs. Nellie Stephens as they carry her to bed in Webster School disaster center. She and other members of family left home at 20641 Malibu Rd. as blaze came dangerously close."; See images #00114927 through #00114933 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00114929 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f20_i15 CARL0005307254 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48905
Webster Elementary School (Malibu, Calif.) American Red Cross Fires--California--Malibu Elementary schools--California--Malibu Rest centers (Disaster relief)--California--Malibu Disaster victims--California--Malibu Nurses--California--Malibu Women--California--Malibu Malibu (Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs