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.
Bar Harbor, fires, Red Cross, natural disasters, recovery, relief efforts, evacuation, Ellsworth, Salsbury Cove, Hancock County, Maine
History | Radio
D 16.79; CD 9 Track 6
Length of Audio Recording
WLBZ Radio, (October 26 1947) "Coverage of Bar Harbor Fire of 1947". WLBZ Radio Station Records. MS 608. D 16.79; CD 9 Track 6. Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine.