“Call 320”; A Documentary Record of the 1950 Manitoba Flood and Red Cross Activities in the Disaster

$58.25

Wilmot, Fred

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Wilmot, Fred. “Call 320″; A Documentary Record of the 1950 Manitoba Flood and Red Cross Activities in the Disaster. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Division, Canadian Red Cross Society, ND [Circa 1950. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 94. Small 8vo., measuring 6′ x 9”. Illustrated stapled card covers. Replete with black and white images chronicling the devastation, and havoc wreaked by the flood of 1950 on both the infrastructure and people of Manitoba. No detectable flaws, contents bright, clean, and unmarked; near fine. The booklet is accompanied with a small letter on the official stationary of the Canadian Red Cross Society. From the cover title: “3-2-0 was the number allocated to the Red Cross emergency centre and will be remembered long by the many thousands to whom these numerals meant hope in the midst of disaster”. Card Covers. (#1610) $58.25