[Postcard of French Fire Fighters]

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Postcard of fire fighters operating a pump, with hoses running from the metal cylinder in the center of the image. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message to the recipient that says, "Dear Sir, many thanks for your pretty post cards. I am sending you two of the Paris F. Brigade. But I could not have colored ones. I shall try to get your [...]"

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 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 14 times . More information about this postcard 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

Postcard of fire fighters operating a pump, with hoses running from the metal cylinder in the center of the image. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message to the recipient that says, "Dear Sir, many thanks for your pretty post cards. I am sending you two of the Paris F. Brigade. But I could not have colored ones. I shall try to get your [...]"

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

George Pendexter Postcard Collection

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  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • July 6, 2016, 6:54 p.m.

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[Postcard of French Fire Fighters], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth705665/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.