[Two Firefighters Walk Through a Destroyed Store]

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Photograph of two firefighters in firefighting suits walk through debris in a W. T. Grant store, towards a large hole in the back wall. The closest of the firefighters is holding a pole in his right hand, which is partially obscured by the firefighter. The roof of the store is starting to cave in at the back of the store. Some of the merchandise on the right is still intact and dirty sheets cover some large, unidentified items. On the back of the photograph are a label, a stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.

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

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Kennedy, Eamon November 13, 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

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Photograph of two firefighters in firefighting suits walk through debris in a W. T. Grant store, towards a large hole in the back wall. The closest of the firefighters is holding a pole in his right hand, which is partially obscured by the firefighter. The roof of the store is starting to cave in at the back of the store. Some of the merchandise on the right is still intact and dirty sheets cover some large, unidentified items. On the back of the photograph are a label, a stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • November 13, 1962

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2016, 11:11 a.m.

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Kennedy, Eamon. [Two Firefighters Walk Through a Destroyed Store], photograph, November 13, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803848/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.