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Catalog Number 2015.001.00560.1
Title Car Accident on Oak Grove and Park Avenue in Burlingame, August 1949
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date August 1949
Description Car Accident on Oak Grove and Park Avenue in Burlingame, August 1949. Black and white negative shows a car accident on Oak Grove and Park Avenue in Burlingame, California. There are two cars side by side. The car closest to the camera is a white Chrysler and the other car is a dark sedan, possibly a Chrysler or Plymouth. The white car is slightly damaged in the front, with damage to its bumper and a broken headlight. The darker car has sustained damage to its passenger side door and right wheel well. Its hood is completely detached on the right side. There are car parts strewn about the street in between the cars as a result of the collision. There are approximately 11 spectators and two police officers standing around the crash, inspecting the damage. There is a house and trees in the background. Part of a series of 2.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Burlingame, CA
People
Subjects Accidents
Automobiles
Burlingame
Crashes
Police
Spectators
Search Terms Accidents - San Mateo County
Automobiles
Burlingame
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association