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Title
Flood in Van Nuys and Reseda... Van Nuys Boulevard and Aetna Street and Sylvan Street in front of City Hall
Creator
Glickman
Date Created and/or Issued
1952-01-18
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
20 images. Flood in Van Nuys and Reseda... Van Nuys Boulevard and Aetna Street and Sylvan Street in front of City Hall ...Victims of drowning at 122155 San Fernando Road being wheeled into Valley Hospital ...Reseda evacuation Center, with life guard service pulling up ...Flood victims being returned home ...Legionnaires helping old woman to truck, 18 January 1952. Grace Coleman, flood victim, in blanket at Van Nuys Receiving Hospital
George Russell & Joe Phillips, rescuers of Grace Coleman
Gladys McCauley, telephone operator, carried into City Hall by police
Detective Danny Shea, looking over body at Van Nuys Receiving Hospital
Arthur White, 15, flood victim, in bed
Doctor Ralph Harris, looking over bodies of two women victims from 12215 San Fernando road, at Vallley Hospital
David Behman, rescued at Tyrone Avenue and Calvert Street, at fire station, drinking coffee, in picture with
Captain Thomas Wood
Mrs. J. Somes, of 18820 Roscoe Boulevard, Canoga Park, at Reseda Evacuation Center
M.F. Ashley and family, loading onto truck at Reseda to return home
"Prince", collie, owned by the Ashleys.
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Glickman. Date: 1952-01-18. Reporter: Glickman. Assignment: Guess what ... Rain, Van Nuys. Grace Coleman huddles in blanket at Van Nuys Receiving Hospital after being pulled out of swirling river near hosp. 1 shot of two men in oil slickers. Left to right are rescuers of Grace Coleman, George Russell and Joe Phillips. 1 shot: General view of Sylvan St. in front of Van Nuys City Hall. Telephone operator Gladys McCauley is carried into city Hall by police officers. Water was two-foot deep".
Other caption slip reads: "Photographer: Glickman. Date: 1952-01-18. Assignment: Flood in Valley. G17: General view of flooded traffic at Van Nuys and Aetna, Van Nuys. G18-19: Loading onto truck at Reseda evacuation center to return home are the M. F. Ashley family of 6837 Lubao Avenue, Reseda and Prince the collie dog. G20: Kids, victims of the flood peer thru truck sidings awaiting the return trip home. (Reseda evacuation center). G7: Legionaire helping old woman to truck (Reseda)
G8: Looking helpless is a typical flood victim at Reseda center, Mrs. J. Somes of 18820 Roscoe St., Canopga Park".
Another caption slip reads: "Photographer: Glickman. Date: 1952-01-17. Reporter: Assorted ones. Assignment: Glubb Glubb...Van Nuys. G21: Det. Danny Shea looks over body at Van Nuys Reveiving Hospital washed up on lawn at 14302 Hamlin St., Van Nuys. G9-10: Victims from drowing at 12215 San Fernando Road being wheeled into Vally Hospital. G33: Rescued from car at valley hospital is Arthur White, age 15. G34: His companion, John Miller, 42, who was swept down stream for 1 mile smiles. G31-32: Dr. Ralph Harris looks over bodies of two women victims from 12215 San Fernando Rd. at Valley Hospital. 3-4-27-28: (David) Behman rescue. 2 shots firemen with ladders going to Behman car in Tyrone Ave. and Calvert St. Behman at fire station drinking coffee. L to R (1 pic): Capt. Thomas Wood and David Behman)".
Type
image
Format
20 photographs : negatives, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m8360
EXM-N-9456-090~2...~20
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m8360
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-N-9456-090~2.jpg
Language
English
Time Period
1952-01-18
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Van Nuys
Reseda
Canoga Park
Source
9456-090 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
examiner-m1663

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