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Title
New air raid siren
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Jack Campbell opens the flap of the Chrysler Air Raid Siren. Photo caption reads: "This 5400-pound monster is one of three new type air raid sirens which will be tested at noon next Monday, the Office of Civil Defense announced today. Examining it is Jack Campbell, superintendent of the Federal Building, where it is now located. The siren has a range of from three to five miles. Current sirens have a range of about one mile. The two other sirens to be tested are near the Griffith Park Planetarium and above Avenue 43 in Highland Park". Photo dated: January 22, 1954.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00058226
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8080.
CARL0000061204
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/22807
Subject
Campbell, Jack,--1927-2007
Sirens (Signaling devices)
Air raid warning systems--California--Los Angeles
Civil defense--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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