[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch]

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Patch from the Angelina River, Texas fire department. The rectangular patch has a white background and dark blue edging. The top of the patch has two flags facing away from each other. The first flag is blue and has "ARFD" written on it in yellow, while the other is a simplified version of the United States flag. Two golden banners besides these flags state "Pride" and "Honor." A red and black circle in the center is embroidered with "We Strive to Save.. Lives!" and an image of a devil holding a pitchfork. "You Light 'Em We Fight 'Em," "Angelina River," ...

Physical Description

1 patch : fabric, col. ; 12 x 13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and one other and was provided by Fire Museum of Texas to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 108 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Fire Museum of Texas

The Fire Museum of Texas contributes its collection of uniform patches from city and volunteer fire departments from all over the state of Texas. The collection is one of the largest and most complete of its type that represent the history of the fire service in the state.

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Description

Patch from the Angelina River, Texas fire department. The rectangular patch has a white background and dark blue edging. The top of the patch has two flags facing away from each other. The first flag is blue and has "ARFD" written on it in yellow, while the other is a simplified version of the United States flag. Two golden banners besides these flags state "Pride" and "Honor." A red and black circle in the center is embroidered with "We Strive to Save.. Lives!" and an image of a devil holding a pitchfork. "You Light 'Em We Fight 'Em," "Angelina River," and "Jasper, Texas" are written in black along the edges of the patch. "Fire Dept" is written in two flared blue shapes emerging from the circle.

Physical Description

1 patch : fabric, col. ; 12 x 13 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

Rescuing Texas History, 2013 features collections from 25 partners: the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Dallas Municipal Archives , the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Fire Museum of Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Marfa Public Library, Texas Southern University, Concordia University Texas, Western Texas College Library, Carrollton Public Library, Palo Pinto County Historical Association, the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend), the Private Collection of Jim McDermott, Mesquite Public Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, The Williamson Museum, Lubbock High School, Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell, McAllen Public Library, the Mineral Wells Heritage Association, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Public Library, the Tarrant County Archives, and the Private Collection of Matta Family.

The Fire Museum of Texas Patch Collection

The Fire Museum of Texas features a selection of its large and significant collection of uniform patches from city and volunteer fire departments from all over the state of Texas. The collection is the largest and most complete of its type and the patches represent the history of fire service in the state.

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 21, 2013, 5:47 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch], physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354632/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.