Leadership

Short Courses Sponsored by I. A. F. C.

Issue 8 and Volume 83.

Short Courses Sponsored by I. A. F. C. A total of more than one thousand persons attended the three short courses for firemen held at Portland, Ore., Seattle, Wash., and San Francisco during March. Instructors were drawn from local departments augmented by three officers from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Slides were used with practically every lecture, and in many cases motion pictures were used to supplement the talks. At one of the down town theatres in San Francisco equipped with a sound system, “talking pictures” were shown and were enthusiastically received. These were also shown at the others schools. Through the courtesy of Chief Ralph J. Scott, Assistant Chief Dodd and Captains Tebbetts and Gowell were loaned to the three schools. Each one has had considerable experience in fire school work. The San Francisco school was held March 3-5. Lectures were presented on administration, care of equipment and host,…

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