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Julie Thomson
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Social -Rudolph sleigh
Social - Rudolph sleigh

Three firemen putting finishing touches on sleigh decoration, outside Lancaster Road Fire Station

Since Dec 1949 the Leicester fire service have collected money and gifts each Christmas to send to the hospitals. Fireman toured the streets of Leicester in an evening collecting, which was then used to buy more presents. Rudolph lived at Lancaster Road Fire station and was on display at the middle doors.

(Information kindly provided by Ken Grain and Margaret Richardson, Hon. treasurer, Friends of the Record Office)

1/4 Glass plate negative

Negatives Collection, The Record Office
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