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Title
Wins settlement
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 caption dated August 7, 1958 reads "Vito Galasso Jr., 14, shown with his parents, today won $105,000 settlement for injuries suffered in Jan. 31, 1957, plane crash in Pacoima." The boy was burned when a Douglas DC7B transport crashed into the Pacoima Junior High School yard after colliding with a Northrop jet trainer plane. Douglas Aircraft and Northrop Aircraft Corporation were sued by the boy and his parents. Pictured with them is an unidentified man, probably their attorney, Mark Niesen.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00124476
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d029_f3_i12
CARL0005419977
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/55995
Subject
Douglas Aircraft Company--Trials, litigation, etc
Northrop Aircraft, Inc.--Trials, litigation, etc
California.--Superior Court (Los Angeles County)
Men--California--San Fernando
Women--California--San Fernando
Boys--California--San Fernando
Families--California--San Fernando
Aircraft accident victims--California--San Fernando
Signs and signboards--California--San Fernando
Courthouses--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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