Ventura Pier Fire, 1936

Image

Ventura Pier Fire, 1936

Title

Ventura Pier Fire, 1936

Identifier

40149

Source

Tom R. Hennion Collection, 2012

Description

Bird's-eye view of the Ventura Pier and outlying buildings in flames. Thick smoke obscures most of the structures. Firefighters on the beach spray water upwards at the fire. Crowd of onlookers in foreground. Photograph originally published in the Ventura County Star newspaper.

Creator

Hennion, Tom R.

Date

1936 January

Format

Black and white photograph
24.9 x 14.1 cm

Subject

Fires--California--Ventura County
Fire fighters
Piers

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Hennion, Tom R. , “Ventura Pier Fire, 1936,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed June 18, 2024, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7325.