Los Angeles Public Library > Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection > Braced for sky-diving leap

Image / Braced for sky-diving leap

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Braced for sky-diving leap
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Creator
Clarke, Ed J
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
1957
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.
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated October 11, 1957 reads "Mike Harvey, veteran paratrooper who trains jumpers for new Valley club, braces himself in door of single-engine Curtiss Robin before jumping into space for sky-dive into Simi Valley. Hands are kept away from ripcord until jumper has cleared plane." See images 00155204 through 00155208 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Identifier
00155205
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d059_f10_i21
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/128254
Subject
Skydivers
Men
Parachuting
Parachutes
Airplanes
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Time Period
1951-1960

Explore related content on Calisphere: