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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID RCIT_z007
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 03/25/1971
Title Emergency Air Raid Evacuation Sign at Stillwell Avenue Station: Route CIT
Description Photograph documenting emergency air raid evacuation sign at entrance/exit of Stillwell Avenue Station. Sign reads: "Welcome to Coney Island, In the event of air raid alert remember, 1. you are not in a target area, 2. Kepp calm, 3. avoid panic, 4. Follow directions of (Civil Defense logo) personnel they are trained to protect you. Play safe and enjoy yourself. Abe Stark, President of the Borough of Brooklyn." Shows Civil Defense Logo in upper left corner of sign.
Photographer New York City Transit Authority
Place Brooklyn, NY
People/ Corporations New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
Stark, Abe
Civil Defense
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)--History.
Stillwell Avenue (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Emergency preparation
Air raid warning systems
Air raids
Signs (Notices)
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line West End Line (BMT)/Brighton Line (BMT)/Culver Line (BMT)/Sea Beach Line (B
Station Stillwell Avenue Station (BMT West End Line)