|Fire escape slide on west side of St. Vincent School|
[Courtesy of: Cleo Bee Jones]
mandate them by the state as early as the late 1880s.
The type of slide St. Vincent installed was a metal slide/chute, the type commonly installed in the 1930s...
|Another shot of fire escape slide - Many times I crawled up it in|
bare feet - metal hot -during summer breaks, just to slide down!
[From the Jamie Rustad Meagher Collection]