Fire and Accident Prevention Day demonstration in Grand Rapids, Michigan school (October 9, 1917).
From the NFPA Quarterly v.11, no.3, 1918:
“We are indebted to our member, the Michigan Inspection Bureau, for the above photograph, showing how on October 9th, 1917 the pupils in the schools of the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, were instructed in the mechanism of a public fire alarm box. This particular picture was taken on the stage of the auditorium of the Central High School, but similar instruction was given in all schools. So great was the interest aroused by this little demonstration that our member was encouraged to take up the idea of giving a fire prevention exhibit at the West Michigan State Fair to be held in 1918, and it is understood that plans are now well under way for this exhibit. The City Fire Department will co-operate and space has already been promised by the Fair Association.”
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