[Fire Department Parade]

Description:

Photograph of a parade for the fire department of Stamford, Texas. Men, women, and horse drawn carriages stand if front of the local hardware and furniture stores. Typed on the back of the photograph is, "Stamford's fire department in 1908. Dr. J.R. Sledge (right foreground) was chief. C.L. Meeker, assistant to the chief (left foreground). Dr. Sledge is still a resident of Stamford (Dec., 1936), as is Meeker, fire marshal, and R.L. Penick, who organized the fire department with Sledge in 1900."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jones County - Stamford
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 131
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: May 8, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jones County - Stamford
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1908  
Description:

Photograph of a parade for the fire department of Stamford, Texas. Men, women, and horse drawn carriages stand if front of the local hardware and furniture stores. Typed on the back of the photograph is, "Stamford's fire department in 1908. Dr. J.R. Sledge (right foreground) was chief. C.L. Meeker, assistant to the chief (left foreground). Dr. Sledge is still a resident of Stamford (Dec., 1936), as is Meeker, fire marshal, and R.L. Penick, who organized the fire department with Sledge in 1900."

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Fire Department
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-11-35_01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38344
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image