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Catalog Number H2008.0056.0001
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white historic print of the civil defense watch tower on Taylor Street, staffed by the Laconia Ground Observer Corps. Men and women tour the facility during the winter. Houses line the background. An American flag hangs from the tower. Printed on back in black "Air Force Photo released by Grenier AFB. Machester, NH". Pencil inscription "Civil Defense. Taylor St"
Date 1955 c.
Photographer United States Air Force
Collection Ground Observer Corps Collection
Earliest Date 1950.0
Latest Date 1960.0
Place Taylor Street
History of Ownership Formerly belonged to the Laconia Museum Society- photo #28
Additional Information 0.0
Repository from the collection of Laconia Historical & Museum Society, Inc.
Search Terms Taylor Street
Laconia Ground Observer Corps
Subjects 1950s
Civil defense
Watch towers
Air forces
Air stations, Military
Aircraft
Houses
Flags
Patriotism
Patrol work
National defense
National security