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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
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