[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #2]

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Portrait of the 18 Dallas Fire class members from October 1959 to December 1959 posing in front of a curtain. They are arranged in two rows with first row seated and the second row standing behind them. All of the recruits are wearing dark-colored uniforms including slacks and matching jackets that have circular silver buttons in two rows as well as a silver badge on the left side of the chest. Printed text attached at the bottom of the image provides names.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Creator: Unknown. December 15, 1959.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

The Dallas Firefighters Museum has documented the history of the firefighting profession in Dallas since 1972. The fire department itself was established by the city in the 1870s. The Museum preserves firefighting history through restoration and display of vintage tools, apparatus, and memorabilia.

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Portrait of the 18 Dallas Fire class members from October 1959 to December 1959 posing in front of a curtain. They are arranged in two rows with first row seated and the second row standing behind them. All of the recruits are wearing dark-colored uniforms including slacks and matching jackets that have circular silver buttons in two rows as well as a silver badge on the left side of the chest. Printed text attached at the bottom of the image provides names.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Left to right: (back row) Lewis Edward McPherson, Dave Craig Hovey, Blakey Eugene Barton, Earl Thomas Pichette, Richard Henry Wachsman, Ferrell Gene Smithey, Bobby Lynn Walker, Richard William Gray, Delos Braton Whisenhunt, Jasperl William Starr, and Dicky Joe Sherer; (front row) Ray Benton Russell, Jimmy Douglas LeGrand, Jimmy Gale Jenkins, James Rex Trull, Larris Andrew Rutherford, Robert Charles Bunger, and Bobby Ray Allen.

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[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #2] (Photograph)

[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #2]

Portrait of the 18 Dallas Fire class members from October 1959 to December 1959 posing in front of a curtain. They are arranged in two rows with first row seated and the second row standing behind them. All of the recruits are wearing dark-colored uniforms including slacks and matching jackets that have circular silver buttons in two rows as well as a silver badge on the left side of the chest. Printed text attached at the bottom of the image provides names.

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[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #1], ark:/67531/metapth1339280

[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #1] (Photograph)

[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #1]

Portrait of the 18 Dallas Fire class members from October 1959 to December 1959 posing in front of a curtain. They are arranged in two rows with first row seated and the second row standing behind them. All of the recruits are wearing dark-colored uniforms including slacks and matching jackets that have circular silver buttons in two rows as well as a silver badge on the left side of the chest.

[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #1] - ark:/67531/metapth1339281

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  • December 15, 1959

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  • Nov. 2, 2022, 10:52 p.m.

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[Dallas Firefighter Class 100 #2], photograph, December 15, 1959; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1339280/: accessed February 7, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.

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