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

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Title

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

Creator

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

Date

  • Creation: [1909..1912]

Language

  • English

Description

  • 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.

Subject

  • 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

Coverage

  • 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

Collection

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

Institution

  • Name: Fire Museum of Texas
    Code: FMTX

Resource Type

  • Postcard

Format

  • Image

Identifier

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