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Heads staff
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated June 29, 1964 reads "Burbank Civil Defense Director Benjamin Watson is shown with his staff in the City Hall Annex building basement. Watson feels that under the city's disaster plan a major crisis could be dealt with effectively and efficiently. Watson is a past state officer of civil defense."; See images #00121158 through #00121162 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Watson, Benjamin
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.).--Civil Defense Office--Employees
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Civil defense readiness--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Emergency management--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Offices--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Filing cabinets--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Desks--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Desk trays--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Tables--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Chairs--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Paperwork (Office practice)--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Typewriters--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Fluorescent lighting
Interiors--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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