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Massachusetts, 1953

Massachusetts, 1953

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Title:
Massachusetts, 1953
Description:
Improvising utensils at Northeast emergency mass feeding course
Creator:
Federal Civil Defense Administration. Region I. 1951-1958
Date:
1953
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
National Archives at Boston
Box ID: 01 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Record Group 304: Records of the Office of Civil Defense and Defense Mobilization
Series:
Civil Defense Photographs, 1951-1961
Subjects:
Equipment
Civil defense
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Fort Devens
Extent:
1 photograph : print ; 8.5 x 11 in.
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Text from item: Improvising utensils at Northeast emergency mass feeding course. CD officials, food specialists, and representatives of national organizations learn how to make dishes and cups from tin cans and coat-hangers, and spoons from shingles, at training course jointly sponsored by FCDA and Department of Defense August 25 to 27 1953, at Fort Devens, Mass. Left to right: Mrs. Jeanne C. Matarazzo of New York Welfare Department, Home Economist and Feeding Consultant, Emergency Welfare Division, New York City CD Office; Edwin J. Lambrecht (in background), Chief of Mass Care, Defense Welfare Services, New Jersey CD Office; Elliot S. Ryan, Owner-Manager Colonial Hotel, Gardner, Mass., who is Food Supervisor, Gardner CD Office, and Representative of American Hotel Association; and Miss Dorothea Nicoll, Supervisor of Nutrition, Massachusetts Department if Public Health, who is Liaison Officer for Food and Nutrition, Massachusetts CD Agency, and Representative of American Dietetic Association.
Accession #:
824935
Identifier:
0137