[Amarillo, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description

Patch from the Amarillo, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a dark blue background with red edging and lettering. "Amarillo" is written across the top. A Florian Cross contains "Fire Dept." in its vertical points and images of a hydrant, a hook, and a ladder in its horizontal points. The center of the cross contains a "fire scramble."

Physical Description

1 patch : fabric, blue and red ; 12 x 10 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 78 times , with 9 in the last month . 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 Amarillo, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a dark blue background with red edging and lettering. "Amarillo" is written across the top. A Florian Cross contains "Fire Dept." in its vertical points and images of a hydrant, a hook, and a ladder in its horizontal points. The center of the cross contains a "fire scramble."

Physical Description

1 patch : fabric, blue and red ; 12 x 10 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

[Amarillo, Texas Fire Department Patch], physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354761/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.