[Destroyed Camper Vehicle]

Description

Photograph of a wrecked camper vehicle. Most of the outer shell of the camper is missing, the metal structure is bent and buckled, the top of the cab is gone, and there is debris from the vehicle laying around the camper, including cushions and part of the front grill. There is a red fire extinguisher standing upright next to the camper. There are other, intact campers behind and around the destroyed camper. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photo.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Myers July 7, 1976.

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 wrecked camper vehicle. Most of the outer shell of the camper is missing, the metal structure is bent and buckled, the top of the cab is gone, and there is debris from the vehicle laying around the camper, including cushions and part of the front grill. There is a red fire extinguisher standing upright next to the camper. There are other, intact campers behind and around the destroyed camper. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photo.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • July 7, 1976

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 25, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

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Myers. [Destroyed Camper Vehicle], photograph, July 7, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803836/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.