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Firemen put out final burning embers
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The caption is referring to the home located at 3200 Beachwood Drive seen in image #00114987.
Photograph caption dated May 13, 1961 reads, "Same Beachwood drive house after flames is scene of broken memories." The article partially reads, "Shifting winds today alternately helped and threatened 500 exhausted firemen battling a 1,200-acre brush fire in the Hollywood Hills which destroyed 24 homes and damaged 30 others....The blaze erupted at 7:43 p.m. Friday near Hollyridge avenue and Beachwood Canyon drive in the Griffith Park area....The fire was still burning today towards Burbank and Glendale on a northern-north-eastern-northwestern line in the vicinity of Mt. Lee and Mullholland [sic], Vista Del Valle and Mt. Hollywood drives."; See images #00114985 through #00114989 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fires--California--Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Ruins--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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