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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm. Photographic prints
00078647 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 193 CARL0000079786 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24676
Floods--California--Long Beach Oil well drilling rigs--California--Long Beach Long Beach (Calif.) Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs