[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch]

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," ... continued below

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

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 113 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Fire Museum of Texas

Located in the Beaumont Fire Department's 1927 Central Fire Station, the museum opened in 1984 and became the official state fire museum in 1986. Today it provides access to fire service history and education for people across the state of Texas. This nonprofit organization is operated by Beaumont Fire-Rescue Services.

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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

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

The Fire Museum of Texas Patch Collection

Donated by fire departments from across Texas, these items include uniform patches from city and volunteer groups.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 21, 2013, 5:47 a.m.

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[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch], physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354632/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.