[First Fire Alarm Dispatch Office]

Description

Photograph of a man in the first Dallas fire dispatch office with a telephone pressed to his ear, sitting at a table covered with electrical equipment.

Physical Description

1 photograph ; b&w

Creation Information

Laranang, Bob November 6, 1969.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 393 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

The Dallas Firefighters Museum features its photograph collection of the early history of the fire department which was established by the City of Dallas in the 1870s.

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  • Main Title: [First Fire Alarm Dispatch Office]
  • Alternate Title: 1st Fire Alarm Dispatch Office

Description

Photograph of a man in the first Dallas fire dispatch office with a telephone pressed to his ear, sitting at a table covered with electrical equipment.

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1 photograph ; b&w

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • November 6, 1969

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  • Sept. 29, 2010, 3:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 12, 2016, 1:24 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Laranang, Bob. [First Fire Alarm Dispatch Office], photograph, November 6, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117376/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.