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LSC1 Julian S. Wise

FILES

LSC1.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

LSC1 Julian S. Wise

Description

Julian Stanley Wise founded the Roanoke Life Saving and First Aid Crew in 1928. Wise had witnessed a drowning in the Roanoke River as a child. This incident greatly impacted his life, resulting in the formation of the first volunteer rescue squad in the country. Wise remained involved with the crew as captain and president for more than 50 years.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

Circa 1930

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital Photograph

Type

Still Image

Identifier

LSC1

Citation

unknown, “LSC1 Julian S. Wise,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed December 4, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/LSC1.