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Rescuers recover the body of a motorist from the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.008.015 (RS191336)

Description

A black and white view of rescuers as they bring up a body from a submerged automobile. Milton Frasier, 26, and his cousin Ralph Shaw, 18, plunged into the Cape Cod Canal when their vehicle went through a guard rail. Both bodies were recovered from the car. The image shows four crew memebers lifting one of the corpses from the water with a Cape Cod Canal boat in the background.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1950-06-30
Date of Acquisition
2013
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 8.25 x 5.5 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
290252
Reference Code
MS028.04.008.015

Record details

Other People
Frasier, Milton, d. 1950
Shaw, Ralph, d. 1950
Descriptive Terms
accidents
automobiles
canals
railings (balustrades)
tragedy (literary, oral and motion picture genre)
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

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