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Title
Venice. Dec. 22, 1920
Date Created and/or Issued
December 22, 1920
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Burned pier pilings, part of the ruins of the fire on the Abbot Kinney Pier in Venice, California, which took place on December 20, 1920.
"Venice Dec 22 1920"--text, on item. Writing on back reads: "Abbot Kinney Pier burned 12-20-20. Started by gas heater. Officially reopened July 4, 1921. Only the Big Dipper, Bandstand Tower and Captive Airplane ride escaped the flames. 1 fireman died."--text, handwritten in pencil on verso. Title and date transcribed from item. The fire was started on December 20, 1920, by a gas heater explosion in the Dance Pavilion.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; sheet 8.7 x 13.7 cm (postcard format)
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/20159
Subject
Ruins
Piers
Abbot Kinney Pier (Venice, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Fires
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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