[Firefighters and Girl Climbing Down Rescue Ladder]

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Photograph of two firefighters (in casual uniform) and a girl in a pink shirt climbing down a fire rescue ladder (which extends out of view at the top right corner of the photo). In the dark night sky, an orange and white sky tram car is visible. Below the ladder are red and white striped tent awnings. The top of the fire engine supporting the rescue ladder is barely visible at the bottom of the photo. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 20 cm.

Creation Information

Spainhouer August 21, 1979.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

The Dallas Firefighters Museum has documented the history of the firefighting profession in Dallas since 1972. The fire department itself was established by the city in the 1870s. The Museum preserves firefighting history through restoration and display of vintage tools, apparatus, and memorabilia.

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Description

Photograph of two firefighters (in casual uniform) and a girl in a pink shirt climbing down a fire rescue ladder (which extends out of view at the top right corner of the photo). In the dark night sky, an orange and white sky tram car is visible. Below the ladder are red and white striped tent awnings. The top of the fire engine supporting the rescue ladder is barely visible at the bottom of the photo. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 20 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • August 21, 1979

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 20, 2017, 11:11 a.m.

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  • 32.777937, -96.760199

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Spainhouer. [Firefighters and Girl Climbing Down Rescue Ladder], photograph, August 21, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803756/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.