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WLBZ Radio

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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.

Publication Date

10-26-1947

Keywords

Bar Harbor, fires, Red Cross, natural disasters, recovery, relief efforts, evacuation, Ellsworth, Salsbury Cove, Hancock County, Maine

Disciplines

History | Radio

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

D 16.79; CD 9 Track 6

Length of Audio Recording

12:10

Coverage of Bar Harbor Fire of 1947

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