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Coverage Of Bar Harbor Fire Of 1947, Wlbz Radio Oct 1947

Coverage Of Bar Harbor Fire Of 1947, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

WLBZ announcers John Wellington and Ellis O'Brien interview several individuals involved in disaster recovery efforts toward the end of the Bar Harbor fire of 1947. Wellington interviews Mr. Zwickert, Deputy Manager of the North Atlantic Area for the Red Cross. O'Brien interviews Deputy Fire Chief Asa Wasgatt, New England Telephone and Telegraph Company Manager John Conte, Bar Harbor resident Maurice Gilley, and chairman of the Bar Harbor Board of Selectmen Seth E. Libby.


Forest Commissioner Rendall Calls For Volunteers For Bar Harbor Fire Patrol, Wlbz Radio Oct 1947

Forest Commissioner Rendall Calls For Volunteers For Bar Harbor Fire Patrol, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Maine State Forest Commissioner Raymond E. Rendall explains that fire-fighters are exhausted and there is a need for volunteers to assist with patrol of the area of the Bar Harbor fire of 1947. He provides a list of clothing to gather and explains how to report for volunteer duty.


Interviews At Jackson Laboratory Following Bar Harbor Fire, Wlbz Radio Oct 1947

Interviews At Jackson Laboratory Following Bar Harbor Fire, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

WLBZ reporter Irving Hunter interviews several research assistants, including Richard Desjardins, John Lardman, Bill Stone, and Tote Parsons, about items lost and what was saved at Jackson Memorial Laboratory during the Bar Harbor fire in 1947. Hunter also speaks with Dr. Jason Scott of the Division of Behavior Studies at Hamilton Station, a branch laboratory of Jackson Lab.