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Preschoolers get a preview of Fire Service Day
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated April 27, 1963 reads, "Fire Service Day - for most kids, that is - is next Saturday, but the Los Angeles fire station at 14430 Polk St., Sylmar, opened its doors for a sneak preview. Youngsters scampered over the equipment, climbed a couple of rungs in the ladders, tooted the horns and pretended they were firemen sirening to a fire. And if they were especially good, like Brett Wreesman, Sylmar, they got swooshed up in the air by a real live fire fighter like George Cromell, right. Fire Service Day next Saturday will feature open houses in all fire stations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. P.S. - Grownups can come, too."; See image #00114234 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fire Station No. 91 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Fire engines--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Fire stations--California--Sylmar (Los Angeles)
Sylmar (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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