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Title
Sam, the cat mascot, at Station No. 6
Date Created and/or Issued
September 4, 1958
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Station No. 6 mascot cat Sam, shown sliding down fire pole. Cat slid down pole on its own, which made it famous in local press, and even listed in Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Famed cat received fan mail and donations to help with its care at the fire station.
Type
Image
Identifier
3751_1
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/LBFiremen/id/1046
Source
Long Beach Firemen's Historical Museum
CSUDH Archives
Relation
Mascots; Publicity; Fire Stations
M0006

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