Robert E. Shipp Sr.

Interview of Robert E. Shipp Sr. of the Union Fire Company by Randy Watts on March 16, 2015. The interview focuses on the Union Fire Company in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as well as fire fighting in general.

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Shipp, Robert E., interviewed by Randy Watts, March 16, 2015, Elizabeth V. and George F. Gardner Digital Library, Cumberland County Historical Society, http://www.gardnerlibrary.org/stories/robert-e-shipp, (accessed Month Day, Year).

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