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Radio plays major role in Valley civil defense work
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Chase, Harry
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. The caption for this photograph was transposed with the caption for image #00136356 in the article.
Photograph caption dated April 19, 1956 reads "Old stand-by. Old-time telegrapher's key, long the principal tool in long-range short-wave communication, has been replaced by the human voice, but all amateurs must know telegraphy before getting license. Valley ham radio operators keep their keys in working order so that they may have them to fall back on in case of emergency. Valley amateurs in Civil Defense have been called most well-organized CD group."; See images #00136250 through #00136256 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Civil defense--California--San Fernando Valley
Civil defense readiness--California--San Fernando Valley
Telegraph--California--San Fernando Valley
Emergency communication systems--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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