Douglas worker killed by fall, 1952
Caption slips reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1952-03-05. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Douglas worker killed. #29-70-72: Long shot shows sheet covered body of Robert S. Piller, 28, 2029 Louella Avenue, Venice, lying on concrete 45 feet below broken window through which he fell to his death at Douglas Aircraft Company, Santa Monica. #11-12-17: Closeup shots of sheet covered body with employees in background". #18: See note below: Defense work goes on as usual (background) while sheet covered body of Robert S. Piller, 28, of Venice lies in foreground where he fell from window 45 feet above. Important: This is strict security building and shape of object in center background, if it shows should be changed by artist...".