[Civilian receives lifesaving award]

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Photograph of a male civilian standing with seven members of the Dallas Fire Department's Station 11, including the fire chief. The civilian, who has dark, curly hair and mustache, is to the right of the fire chief. The chief is wearing a formal uniform and holding a certificate. The firefighters surround them on either side and behind them. On the side of the ambulance behind the group of men is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." There is a label on the back of the photograph with information about the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Garcia, Carolyn S. January 1992.

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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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Photograph of a male civilian standing with seven members of the Dallas Fire Department's Station 11, including the fire chief. The civilian, who has dark, curly hair and mustache, is to the right of the fire chief. The chief is wearing a formal uniform and holding a certificate. The firefighters surround them on either side and behind them. On the side of the ambulance behind the group of men is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." There is a label on the back of the photograph with information about the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • January 1992

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 20, 2017, 2:13 p.m.

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Garcia, Carolyn S. [Civilian receives lifesaving award], photograph, January 1992; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803780/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.