[Street Outside Dallas Federal Savings & Loan Fire]

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Downward view photograph of five fire engines, an ambulance, and a police car in the street to the right of the Dallas Federal Savings & Loan building (which is barely visible on the left). There are men in white hard-hats (and some wearing suits) standing on the sidewalk and street between the building and the emergency vehicles. The buildings and crowd of civilians watching the scene from down the street in the background are partially obscured by smoke. On the back of the photograph are two stamps giving information about the photographer and printer, as well as extensive handwritten notes ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Winfrey, Bill January 7, 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. It has been viewed 36 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

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Description

Downward view photograph of five fire engines, an ambulance, and a police car in the street to the right of the Dallas Federal Savings & Loan building (which is barely visible on the left). There are men in white hard-hats (and some wearing suits) standing on the sidewalk and street between the building and the emergency vehicles. The buildings and crowd of civilians watching the scene from down the street in the background are partially obscured by smoke. On the back of the photograph are two stamps giving information about the photographer and printer, as well as extensive handwritten notes about the fire.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • January 7, 1964

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Dec. 14, 2016, 1:43 p.m.

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  • 32.781637, -96.79976

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Winfrey, Bill. [Street Outside Dallas Federal Savings & Loan Fire], photograph, January 7, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803796/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.