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  Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
 County: Travis County, TX
[Austin, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Austin, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Austin, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has two shades of blue backgrounds and yellow edging. The fang shaped top section contains "Austin" in yellow letters. The shield-shaped lower section has "Fire Dept." written on top and the image of a fire helmet, fire hook, and ladder situated over a ball of fire.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Lago Vista, Texas Fire Control Patch]

[Lago Vista, Texas Fire Control Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Lago Vista, Texas fire control. The wedge-shaped patch has a black background and yellow edging. "Lago Vista Travis County Texas ESD 1" is written around the edges. There is a red cross with yellow borders in the center of the patch. "Fire Rescue" is written across the vertical points. The horizontal points contain illustrations of fire equipment. The center of the cross is made up of a Star of Life. Flames rise up behind the cross.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Men at Texas Fire Instructors Department Conference]

[Men at Texas Fire Instructors Department Conference]

Date: 1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men posing together at a Texas Fire Department Instructors Conference. The men in the first row are W. R. Willis, W. J. McBride, H. R. Brayton, A. L. Rathke, W. J. Henderson, B. J. Korman, G. C. Adams, Skipper Lucky, and an unknown man. Those in the second row are Dagger Dickerson, Eugene Ray, two unknown men, H. B. Whitworth, John Woody, August Oertli, and G. Frank Williams. Those in the third row are Otis Muenster, A. L. Cartwright, and Bob Dodson, and several of the men in fourth are E. W. Parker, D. C. Musiek, Hugh Brinkley, Paul B. Conley, and Benjamin Huron. The men in the fifth row are Alfred Myers, Oscar Goodrich, Harvey Peyton, Monk Owens, and Cisco Black, Shorty Foust, Irwin Sprekles, and Harry Kerr. Those in the top row are Gene Sappington, John O'Brien, Frank McKinney, and Dan Butler.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard Addressed to George Pendexter, June 24, 1909]

[Postcard Addressed to George Pendexter, June 24, 1909]

Date: June 24, 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard with a photograph of the Goshen Fire Department in Goshen, Indiana posing for a picture outside the residence of W. J. Latta. There are three separate horse-drawn fire wagons in this picture, on the far right is the solo passenger wagon, the wagon with the large water hose is in the center, and the wagon carrying the ladders is on the far left; all together there are five firemen in the picture.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, June 11, 1912]

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, June 11, 1912]

Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter with a note describing the type of vehicle in the picture as a combination "Hose and Chemical wagon." There are six firemen in the picture, five are in the vehicle and one is standing next to it; the water hose is rolled up in the center and there is even a goat in the arms of one of the men in the back.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, May 7, 1912]

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, May 7, 1912]

Date: May 7, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter regarding different collections of photographs. The photograph on the backside of the card shows a view of a fireman sitting in an old fire engine belonging to the Stratford Fire Department in Stratford, Connecticut. This vehicle has a ladder attached to its side, a basket with a water hose on top, and an alarm bell on the far back.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter, June 13, 1912]

[Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter, June 13, 1912]

Date: [1912-05-30..1912-06-13]
Creator: Cratty, Earl E.
Description: Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter with a photograph of a horse-drawn fire department vehicle going down a street in Galesburg, Illinois for the Decoration Day Parade (now Memorial Day) on May 30, 1912. There is a large crowd of people lining the street on both sides, as other vehicles pass by in the background. There is a note on the photo that says "St. Louis, MO has great collection of cards."
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 21, 1912]

[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 21, 1912]

Date: February 21, 1912
Creator: Bruce, F. A.
Description: Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter concerning the fire truck in the picture, which is the car Bruce drives. Bruce notes the blizzard conditions in Michigan that include four to five feet snow drifts. The photograph on the reverse side shows a group of firemen sitting in a fire truck that is covered in snow and wearing snow chains; the note on the picture says: "10 below zero inspecting fire alarm."
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter describing the vehicle in the picture as a combination chemical and hose truck number 2. The photograph shows the truck rolling down a street in Colorado Springs during a parade and decorated with streamers and flags; also there are around ten firemen standing or sitting on the truck as it travels down the street.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter reminding Pendexter that he has not forgot about him. Lynch mentions that the vehicle in the photograph is truck number 1 riding through a parade in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The buildings on the side of the street are decorated in patriotic flags and even the vehicles in the parade have American flag decorations.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
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