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Mock civil defense in practice run
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 20, 1956 reads "Receive mock alert. Lewis Jano, Boy Scout official, and Betty Abrams, employe (sic) of City Hall Bureau of Communications, receive first alert warning of mock civil defense emergency in Van Nuys during day-long exercise for defense workers. Los Angeles joined other cities in nation in practice run."; See images #00136261 through #00136262 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Boy Scouts of America--Officials and employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Municipal officials and employees--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense readiness--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense drills--California--Los Angeles
Emergency drills--California--Los Angeles
Simulation methods--California--Los Angeles
Emergency communication systems--California--Los Angeles
Paperwork (Office practice)--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Headphones--California--Los Angeles
Tables--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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