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Air Raid Tests and Civil Defense Demonstration - Boston, Massachusetts

Air Raid Tests and Civil Defense Demonstration - Boston, Massachusetts

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Title:
Air Raid Tests and Civil Defense Demonstration - Boston, Massachusetts
Description:
Firemen throw up wall of water
Creator:
Federal Civil Defense Administration. Region I. 1951-1958
Name on Item:
Photo by John E. Tracy, Region I, FCDA
Date:
April 24, 1954
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
National Archives at Boston
Box ID: 02 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Record Group 304: Records of the Office of Civil Defense and Defense Mobilization
Series:
Civil Defense Photographs, 1951-1961
Subjects:
Fire fighters
Civil defense
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 photograph : print ; 8.5 x 11 in.
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Text from item: Metropolitan Boston Air Raid Test and Civil Defense Demonstration, April 24, 1954. Fireman throw up wall of water at Everett demonstration. Forty-two pumpers, one from each of the 42 communities in Metropolitan Boston, and 250 firemen participated in this part of the demonstration. Note CD insignia on back of fireman crouched at far left.
Accession #:
824935
Identifier:
0334