[Firefighters Use Hoses to Extinguish Burning Barbecue Restaurant]

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Photograph of six firefighters using fire hoses to spray water at a barbecue restaurant that is mostly obscured by smoke. The firefighters' names are on the backs of their jackets, and one of the firefighters carries a small tank strapped to his back. The restaurant has a sign that says "Barbecue," and a striped awning with the restaurant's street address on it. In the background are a metal fire-escape and another building. On the back of the photograph are a label and an information stamp filled in with handwritten notes.

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

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Douglas February 16, 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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Photograph of six firefighters using fire hoses to spray water at a barbecue restaurant that is mostly obscured by smoke. The firefighters' names are on the backs of their jackets, and one of the firefighters carries a small tank strapped to his back. The restaurant has a sign that says "Barbecue," and a striped awning with the restaurant's street address on it. In the background are a metal fire-escape and another building. On the back of the photograph are a label and an information stamp filled in with handwritten notes.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • February 16, 1964

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Dec. 1, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

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Douglas. [Firefighters Use Hoses to Extinguish Burning Barbecue Restaurant], photograph, February 16, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803832/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.