[Two Firefighters Sit on Curb in Front of Neiman-Marcus]

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Photograph of two firefighters (both in full uniform except for helmets) sitting on the curb in front of the glass entrance of a Neiman-Marcus. The firefighter on the left has partially turned around to look at two more uniformed firefighters and a police officer entering the building. There is a fire hose lying in front of the seated firefighters, a short ladder propped up on the left against the building, and snowflake shapes on the awning covering. On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off identification label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Hanson, Andy December 19, 1964.

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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 (both in full uniform except for helmets) sitting on the curb in front of the glass entrance of a Neiman-Marcus. The firefighter on the left has partially turned around to look at two more uniformed firefighters and a police officer entering the building. There is a fire hose lying in front of the seated firefighters, a short ladder propped up on the left against the building, and snowflake shapes on the awning covering. On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off identification label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads, "Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • December 19, 1964

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Dec. 14, 2016, 12:42 p.m.

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  • 32.781033, -96.797294

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Hanson, Andy. [Two Firefighters Sit on Curb in Front of Neiman-Marcus], photograph, December 19, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803764/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.