Two killed in city pump house sewer, Long Beach, 1952
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1952-02-15. Reporter: Emery. Assignment: 2 men dead in pit, West Broadway on east bank of Los Angeles River, Long Beach. 82: (one shot) Mrs. Mable McClure, whose husband was one of 2 men killed by fumes, being led crying from scene, by her brother-in-law Lee Swope, of 3227 W. 8th Street, Long Beach. McClure address is 322 Temple Avenue, Long Beach. 17, 16: (2 shots) (Covered bodies in foreground). Virginia Sperry, stepdaughter of one of 2 workmen found dead in concrete tank, turns face from tarpaulin-shrouded victims (foreground). In background is city sewer dept. pump house which stands over tank. Virginia Sperry is stepdaughter of victim A. E. Rosberg, 61, of 350 E. 55th Street. Long Beach".