Bather injured in collision, 1951
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1951-10-07. Reporter: Emery to RW. Assignment: Bather injured in collision 2 speedboats, LA river mouth, Long Beach. Suffering back injuries, bather (name to come by phone) lies blanket-wrapped and shivering on east beach of Los Angeles River mouth, at Seaside Boulevard, Long Beach, waiting ambulance. Girl in bathing suit bending over man down is a friend Miss Peggy Lewis, 22, of 944 Kenniston, Los Angeles. General shots of crowd around man down, showing LA River channel in background, etc. (One speedboat sank, one was dragged out half-sunk).