[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912]

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Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter with a photograph of a large building on fire in Fort Wayne, Indiana; there is one fire truck in the photograph with hoses attached to it and other streams of water shooting at the flaming building. The note on the back of the card reads: "Let me know what views you have of Battle Creek so I will know what to send this one is of Fort Wayne Ind. 11 people burned up."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Bruce, F. A. February 5, 1912.

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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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  • Main Title: [Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912]
  • Series Title: Action Images

Description

Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter with a photograph of a large building on fire in Fort Wayne, Indiana; there is one fire truck in the photograph with hoses attached to it and other streams of water shooting at the flaming building. The note on the back of the card reads: "Let me know what views you have of Battle Creek so I will know what to send this one is of Fort Wayne Ind. 11 people burned up."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 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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  • February 5, 1912

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

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  • June 2, 2016, 4:20 p.m.

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Bruce, F. A. [Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912], postcard, February 5, 1912; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth705847/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.