[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter]
  • Series Title Action Images


  • Author: Johnston, W. B.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Creation: [1909..1912]


  • English


  • Content Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter saying he recently spilled a bottle of something but does have more cards to send out. The photograph shows the "Fire Department Testing No. 1 Auto Engine" in Battle Creek, Michigan; the firemen are surrounded by civilians watching the men pump water through their hoses. The men are shooting the high pressured water streams over a bridge into a body of water.
  • Physical Description: 1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Fire fighters -- Michigan.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - Civil Servants - Firefighters
  • Keyword: fire departments
  • Keyword: Battle Creek Fire Department
  • Keyword: hose testing
  • Keyword: fire engines
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • Named Person: Pendexter, George
  • Named Person: Johnston, W. B.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Michigan - Calhoun County - Battle Creek
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Start Date: 1909
  • End Date: 1912


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2015
    Code: SG15
  • Name: George Pendexter Postcard Collection
    Code: GPENDEX


  • Name: Fire Museum of Texas
    Code: FMTX

Resource Type

  • Postcard


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: FMTX_1986-01-285
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth705954