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Air raid drill
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A shelter sign, with arrow, points to the garage at City Hall where people, smiling but orderly, pass into during an emergency drill. A guard stands at the entrance. Photo caption reads: "An exception to the complacent attitude of most grownups toward the raid drill were these people at City Hall. They marched orderly to shelter in garage-basement. Thousands of persons in the downtown area said they hardly could hear the alarm. Councilman Kenneth Hahn said it "sounded like the meow of an anemic cat.". Photo dated: Oct. 2, 1952.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8090.
Emergency drills--California--Los Angeles
Fallout shelters--California--Los Angeles
Spring Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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