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Air Raid Wardens. November 1942

Creator:
Alfred T. Palmer (American, 1906-1993) (Photographer)
Other Names:
Farm Security Administration (American, active 1930s-1940s) (Sponsor)
Title:
Air Raid Wardens. November 1942
Alternate Titles:
Midtown Y Collection, Civilian protection. The air raid warden, key man of the civilian defense organization is a solid citizen well known to the people of his sector. It is his job to clear the streets, see that people in his sector take proper cover, allay their fear,, prevent panic and summon aid promptly in the event that it is needed.
Date:
1942, November
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Matt/Mount Size: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)[matted]
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
98PH040.367
Description:
"Air Raid Wardens. November 1942, Photo by Al Palmer"
Notes:
Lable verso gives date as 1942, Library of Congress dates it October 1941.