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Title
L.A. Labor Day weekend off to bloody start with first death
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Hyde, Alan
Contributor
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
1962
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 article dated September 1, 1962 partially reads, "An elderly Bell Gardens man became the county's first traffic fatality today in what the National Safety Council expects will be a long, bloody Labor Day weekend. Stewart Bason, 65, 5947 Shull St., was dead on arrival at County General Hospital early today after being struck by a small sports car. Deputies said Bason was dragged 87 feet after he was hit at Garfield Ave. and Shull St. The driver of the sports car, James G. Courtney, 21, 903 Heliotrope Dr., Los Angeles, told officers that Bason appeared to be standing in the street. He was not held." Photograph caption reads, "The ambulances: W. Porter, L. L. Lentz ready with Rescue 60."; See images #00145941 through #00145944 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;12 x 17 cm. on sheet 13 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00145942
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d055_f5_i6
CARL0005892133
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/74398
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department
Emergency medical personnel--California--San Fernando Valley
Ambulances--California--San Fernando Valley
Automobiles--California--San Fernando Valley
Neighborhoods--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Labor Day--United States
Holidays--United States
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits

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