Original format: 16mm, black & white, silent (transferred from Digital Betacam copy)

Silent footage recorded during the Seattle Fire Department’s 1964 recruit graduation ceremony. Shots include the interior of a fire station with a group of graduating recruits in uniform seated in front of guests. Mayor Gordon Clinton and Fire Chief Gordon Vickery each give a speech. Various shots of the graduates and audience. A table with fire helmets lines up on it. The graduates accept diplomas and fire helmets. Graduates sit and chat with each other. Three children wearing fire helmets smile at the camera.

Item 861, Record Series 2801-11, Seattle Fire Department Moving Images


analog, archival film, archival footage, archival videotape, City of Seattle, historic Seattle, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Fire, Seattle Fire Rescue, Seattle Fire Medics, Seattle history, Seattle Municipal Archives

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