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Burbank proclaims civil defense day
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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Photograph caption dated October 20, 1961 reads "The city of Burbank has set October 28 as its third annual Civil Defense Day, when the entire city will be considered a simulated 'disaster areas' and all civil defense volunteers, plus hospital and fire department personnel, will participate in the operations. Reading the city's official proclamation for the day are (from left) Charles Compton, vice mayor; Mrs. Melba Rardin, chief of nursing service at St. Joseph Hospital; Lou Merandi, head of the Burbank Red Cross's first aid division, and Sister Agnes, administrator of St. Joseph Hospital."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
St. Joseph Hospital (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Employees
American Red Cross.--Burbank Chapter--Employees
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Municipal officials and employees--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Nurses--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Nuns--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Employees
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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