09/26/10 32 W, 1 I - + 5 - 5 Then & Now Recruitment Ad


Hiring for firefighters in 1962 and 2010. Read about the Raleigh Fire Department in the 1960s. Learn more about becoming a Raleigh firefighter. Click once or twice to enlarge:
 





Wow, I actually had to stop and think for a while whether $312 and $282 were per week or per month. Even at a per-week rate, it’s pretty low, compared to today’s salaries. And what’s with the height/weight requirement? It’s not clear if they’re minimum or maximums (or both?!). Good stuff!
rfburns - 09/26/10 - 19:07



  
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