[Firefighters Sitting and Standing After Firefighting]

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Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits sitting and standing around beside a brick building. The building is only partially visible on the right, and in the background to the left, more buildings are visible on the other side of a street. Fire hoses lay in loose coils on the ground and some of the firefighters are stepping over them. Most of the firefighters have their backs to the camera, and three firefighters look at something out of shot on the left. On the back of the photograph are two labels and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the ... continued below

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

Creation Information

McCain, Charles August 22, 1960.

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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 15 times . 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 firefighters in firefighting suits sitting and standing around beside a brick building. The building is only partially visible on the right, and in the background to the left, more buildings are visible on the other side of a street. Fire hoses lay in loose coils on the ground and some of the firefighters are stepping over them. Most of the firefighters have their backs to the camera, and three firefighters look at something out of shot on the left. On the back of the photograph are two labels and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the date.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • August 22, 1960

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 18, 2016, 5:55 p.m.

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McCain, Charles. [Firefighters Sitting and Standing After Firefighting], photograph, August 22, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803859/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.