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Title
Towers in the tide, Long Beach area stricken
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1951
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph caption reads, "The towering oil wells of Long Beach Harbor region are reflected in high tide waters pushing over a nine-block area today. Among the 12 families that were evacuated from the stricken neighborhood were two expectant mothers. Lifeguards turned them over to the Red Cross for care. Another 30 families floated their belongings out of inundated section." Photograph dated July 19, 1951.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00078647
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 193
CARL0000079786
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24676
Subject
Floods--California--Long Beach
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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