[Cloud of Black Smoke Rising from Metal Building]

Description

Photograph of a tall cloud of black smoke rising from a small, folded and bent metal building blackened by smoke. On the ground in front of the building, there are firefighters, in dark- and light-colored firefighting suits, holding a hose. There are a few civilians in the group, as well as one who is walking out of shot on the right. A tall tower is partially visible on the left, and in the background is a large metal building. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Grant, Clint August 26, 1963.

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 a tall cloud of black smoke rising from a small, folded and bent metal building blackened by smoke. On the ground in front of the building, there are firefighters, in dark- and light-colored firefighting suits, holding a hose. There are a few civilians in the group, as well as one who is walking out of shot on the right. A tall tower is partially visible on the left, and in the background is a large metal building. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.

Physical Description

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • August 26, 1963

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2016, 12:47 p.m.

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  • 32.775675, -96.884532

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Grant, Clint. [Cloud of Black Smoke Rising from Metal Building], photograph, August 26, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803786/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.