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Object ID B190-Strm Div 12-157
Title Street Flooding Franklin Avenue
City File Number B190-StormDivisionSheet12-157
Description Looking west on Franklin Avenue from Bronson Avenue, Western and Franklin Avenue streetcar stalled due to street flooding. Automobiles, pedestrians, Haig's Market, radio store.
More than six inches of rain fell on March 2, 1938 throughout Southern California, causing widespread flooding throughout Los Angeles County. Rain continued intermittently for several days.
Date 03/07/1938
Place Hollywood Hills; Los Angeles
Event Street flooding
Collection Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos
Provenance City of Los Angeles Engineering Department
Cataloged by Sklar, Anna
Copyright Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk
Photographer P. Johnston
Search Terms 1938 Flood
Franklin Avenue
Bronson Street
Flood
Hollywood
automobiles
pedestrians
streetcars
Bronson Avenue
Subjects Streets California Los Angeles.
Floods California Los Angeles
Franklin Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bronson Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Western and Franklin Avenue Pacific Electric street car
Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Street flooding.
Automobiles
Pedestrians
Haig's Market
Radio stores