5 images. Tar Pits...Hancock Park, 8 August 1951. Ralph Cornell (architect for park plans); John Anson Ford (Supervisor); V.W. Bullock (Assistant Chief County Mechanical Engineer); Charles Robinson (County Inspector); Dr. Hildegarde Howard (director of museum's science division); Ed Stickney.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Miller. Date: 08-08. Reporter: Parker. Assignment: Tar pits. 36, 35, 40: Inspecting site in middle of Hancock Park where pipe line unexpectedly uncovered, spewing tar and water and halting work, are Ralph Cornell, architect for park plans; Supervisor John Anson Ford; V.W. Bullock, assistant chief county mechanical engineer; and Charles Robinson, county inspector. 41-42: Tar pit that refused to be filled in by landscapers at Hancock Park is inspected by County Officials, l to r: Ed Stickney, field deputy for Supervisor John Anson Ford; Ralph Cornell, the architect; C.F. Gehring, acting director of County Museum; Hildegarde Howard, Director of Museums, science division; Ford; V.W. Bullock, assistant chief mechanical engineer for County".