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Description New Orleans, 1940. "For the fifth consecutive year the WPA recreation project begins its summer showers program. Boys and girls of New Orleans will cool off at seventeen locations in the city. The formal opening of the program, shown here, was held at the fire station at 231 South Broad Street. Lieutenant Bat Otillio; Pipeman Richard Cochran, Engine House 26, Hook & Ladder 9; and Barbara Lee Grager, age 2. Exterior." The "Summer Showers Program" provided sprays of water at fire stations for children to play and cool off in.
Date 1 July 1940(1940-07-01)
Source Works Progress Administration photo via http://www.nutrias.org/~nopl/photos/wpa/wpa36.htm
Author Uncredited WPA photographer
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