4 images. High tide preparation in Long Beach, 8 July 1952. Glenn Page (Long Beach Harbor Department Employee); Joe Rayfield; using sand bags to keep tide from flooding docks.; Supplementary material reads: "Chernus -- harbor. Captions. Five negs. unnumbered show for Daily. One neg. shows Glenn Page, Long Beach Harbor Department employee, piling sand bag onto dike at Berth 19 in preparation of 7.1 foot tide onslaught against wharves. One neg. shows Glenn Page, on left with shovel and Joe Rayfield, with sand bag, on dike. One neg shows Joe Rayfield and Glenn Page piling sand bags on dike as water laps against barrier. One neg. shows how high water reached. Freighter is shown riding almost on top of dock, as water line shows eight feet on freighter. Two dock workers watch water. One neg. shows black cat, a month old, which someone placed in box and then under hood of truck. When motor overheated, truck driver opened hood, discovered cat, hot but all of its nine lives intact".