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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
tragedy (literary, oral and motion picture genre)
accidents
railings (balustrades)
automobiles
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 8.25 x 5.5 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

MS028.04.008.015

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Other People

Frasier, Milton, d. 1950
Shaw, Ralph, d. 1950

Description Level

Item