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Title
$40,000 home goes
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
1958
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 was edited for publication purposes
The caption refers to the 1958 fires in the Corral Canyon and Malibu Lake area of Malibu which burned over 18,000 acres, caused the loss of more than 30 homes, including the home of actor Lew Ayres, and threatened the homes of Jackie Coogan, Ronald Reagan and Bob Hope. This fire came just two years after another fire had devastated the area in December, 1956.
Photograph caption dated December 3, 1958 reads, "Hundred-foot high flames sweep $40,000 home of Miss Louise Rankin in Malibu lakeside area. She said home, one of first destroyed, was filled with valuable antiques. Fire destroyed brush on Actor Ronald Regan's [sic] ranch."; See images #00114942 through #00114945 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00114944
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d016_f20_i31
CARL0005294396
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47892
Subject
Fires--California--Malibu
Dwellings--California--Malibu
Electric lines--California--Malibu
Fire fighters--California--Malibu
Emergency vehicles--California--Malibu
Lost architecture--California--Malibu
Corral Canyon (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Malibu Lake (Calif.)
Malibu (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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