[Firefighters Climb Ladder Onto Roof of Smoking Building]

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Photograph of a firefighter climbing up a ladder onto the roof of a smoking building, where three other firefighters are waiting. Three fire hoses are draped over the side of the building and back down to one of the fire engines parked in the street. The other fire engine is only partially visible on the right. Smoke obscures the sky above the building. On the back of the photograph are two labels and a stamp with information about the photo.

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

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Allen, Willie January 30, 1962.

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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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Photograph of a firefighter climbing up a ladder onto the roof of a smoking building, where three other firefighters are waiting. Three fire hoses are draped over the side of the building and back down to one of the fire engines parked in the street. The other fire engine is only partially visible on the right. Smoke obscures the sky above the building. On the back of the photograph are two labels and a stamp with information about the photo.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • January 30, 1962

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 18, 2016, 5:51 p.m.

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Allen, Willie. [Firefighters Climb Ladder Onto Roof of Smoking Building], photograph, January 30, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803806/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.