Fire Prevention Week Presidential Proclamations

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Fire Prevention Week Presidential Proclamations

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Text of the Presidents' proclamations of Fire Prevention Week from the Coolidge Administration to present.

Items in the Fire Prevention Week Presidential Proclamations Collection

Whereas the United States suffers through destruction by fire an annual loss of life estimated at 15,000 human beings, most of them women and children, and,
Whereas , in the face of the world's dire need for American products, our fire losses…

It has become a nation-wide custom to observe Oct. 9, anniversary of the great Chicago fire of 1871, as National Fire Prevention Day, and in recognition of this excellent precedent I am herewith directing the attention of all citizens, especially…

With the approach of October 9th anniversary of the great Chicago Fire it is customary for the chief executive to direct attention each year to the enormous fire loss of the nation and to direct observance of that date as National Fire Prevention…

Whereas, the destruction by fires in the United States involves an annual loss of life of 15,000 men, women and children and over $230,000,000 in buildings, foodstuffs and other created resources; and
Whereas the need of the civilized world for…

The economic and social program of the nation is dependent to a large degree upon the proper direction and control of all elementary forces within it. Fire, a friendly aid and comfort when used properly, becomes a deadly foe when permitted to rage…

Fire Prevention Week 1925By the President of the United States of AmericaA Proclamation     The Nation's fire loss in man power and material during 1924 to the extent of approximately 15,000 lives and property valued in excess of $548,000,000 is…

Fire Prevention Week - 1934 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Disastrous fires destroy each year property of many kinds to a total greater than the whole value of all property in the Nation in the days of our…

Fire Prevention Week - 1938By the President of the United States of AmericaA Proclamation Whereas the many preventable fires which occur each year in the United States causes loss of life or serious injury to thousands of persons; andWhereas the…

Fire Prevention Week - 1926 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The nation's constantly increasing fire waste is cause for general concern and consideration. In 1905 the total loss of property due to fire was $165,000,000.…

Fire Prevention Week 1937 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   WHEREAS more than ten thousand lives are lost each year as a result of fires in the United States; and WHEREAS the property loss from fires in the United…