Mahwah Fire Department – 1940’s

Mahwah Fire Department 1940s

Pictured above is the Mahwah Fire Department. Here one can clearly see how the military style of clothing carried over. The Fire Department is a volunteer civilian force yet they have a distinct uniform that looks like it could be part of the army. The brass buttons columns and solid fabric that is completely identical in every way to the next guy in line shows how the war’s military culture began to effect even the civilian populace.

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