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Teachers can't keep children off this fire escape

Picture, 1936, English

Teachers can't keep children off this fire escape

Picture, 1936, English

Caption:

King Edward public school, Burton Ave., Barrie, has an unusual fire escape made of sheet metal on steel supports that looks just like a laundry chute. The smallest child may escape by it without fright or danger, starting from the top, 30 feet above the ground. The children welcome a fire-drill and treat the escape as a park slide. Two Barrie children, Helen Storey and Madge Scruten, are shown in the foreground

Publisher

Toronto Star

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star Photograph Archive - Public Domain

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

G2--Canada-Ontario-Barrie

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

TS-2-124-GO-093