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Valley air hams on beam
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated October 16, 1950 reads "Receiving. Gen. Walter R. Peck, head of Valley Civilian Emergency Corp. looks on as Frank Smith and Mulvihill receive as message from one of the area of communications control center." The article partially reads "In the Valley some 75 'hams' went through a mock emergency earthquake test yesterday. The simulated disaster was conducted to demonstrate to the Valley Civilian Emergency corps of the radio amateur's worth during any emergency."; See images #00136329 through #00136331 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;14 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Peck, Walter Raymond,--1896-1965
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Armed Forces--Officers
Radio operators--California--San Fernando Valley
Radio--Transmitters and transmission
Emergency communication systems--California--San Fernando Valley
Mobile communication systems--California--San Fernando Valley
Civil defense--California--San Fernando Valley
Civil defense readiness--California--San Fernando Valley
Simulation methods--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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