Civilians practice plotting target coordinates for defense battery guns at Ft. MacArthur, 1921.
- Civilians practice plotting target coordinates for defense battery guns at Ft. MacArthur, 1921.
- Date Created
- September 29, 1921
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Most likely men of the first civilian coast artillery gun crew, all members of the Progressive Business Club of Long Beach, plotting coordinates for an exercise in test firing the 12-inch mortar battery guns at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro.
Handwritten on negative: Ft. McArthur [sic] Plotting room
Likely related to Los Angeles Times article, “Civilians Fire Defense Guns: Fighting Parson Prepares for a Scrap.: Minister Among Those to Man Battery at MacArthur.: Enthusiastic Over Power to Use Death-Dealers: Fort Commander Lauds Skill of Amateur Crew.” 30 Sept. 1921: II3.
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Forts & Fortifications--American--California--San Pedro
Fort MacArthur (Calif.)
- San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image
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