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Air Raid Precautions - Warden's First Aid Case with Contents

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1989F373
Collection:Social History - War Collection
Date:1939 - 1945

Maker Information

Manufacturer:Boot's Pure Drug Co Ltd - View history

Notes

This Air Raid Warden's first aid kit used in Birmingham in the second world war.
During the second world war there was an organized system of civil defence run by volunteers, many of whom had already served as fighting men twenty years earlier during the first world war. They made sure the blackout was maintained, provided reassurance to people and administered first aid following an air attack.

Presented by Mrs A Goodwin.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Material(s):Paper
Place of Origin:Nottingham, England

Dimensions

Height:27.5 cm
Width:17.5 cm
Depth:13 cm