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Title Digital image of b+w photo of Mayor Fred M. DeSapio et al at a Fire Dept. demonstration of safety net at City Hall, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1947-1951.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2005.043.0019
Collection Fred M. DeSapio Collection
Credit Gift of Dr. Gerard DeSapio
Description Digital image of b+w photo of Mayor Fred M. DeSapio et al at a Fire Department demonstration of safety net at City Hall, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1947-1951. Original print 8" x 10" wide. Photographer probably Scully. Print is blind embossed at the top left corner: Compliments Jersey Observer Staff Photo.

Reverse red-ink stamp "Observer" indicating this was a print for the newspaper Jersey Observer (ceased publication 1951) plus pencil text probably for the caption: Fire Dept Demonstration at City Hall Hoboken | 3 Col | Jersey Observer | J A S.

Firefighters are demonstrating a fire safety net apparently in the evening in front of City Hall.Mayor Sapio is fourth from the left. Other people have not been identified.
Photographer Scully
Place Hoboken
Date 1947-1951
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 1951
People DeSapio, Fred M.
Search Terms Hoboken City Hall
Hoboken Fire Department
Notes Museum does not own the original print.
Orig/copy Digital Copy
Caption cropped, enhanced
Imagefile 036\20050430019.JPG
Classification Government & Politics
Social & Personal Activity
People
Exteriors
Buildings