[Officers and Injured Man on Gurney in a Street]

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Photograph of a street crowded with three police cars, a fire engine with a ladder on top, three police officers, and other people (in the street and on the side of the far side of the street, watching). A man with a bandage covering one of his eyes is laying on a gurney being pulled and pushed by a man in a suit and a firefighter. The ladder on top of the fire engine has "Dallas Fire Department, Snorkel No. 2" on the side. There are two partially visible multi-story buildings and a neon pharmacy sign in the immediate background. ... continued below

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

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Grant, Clint January 24, 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. It has been viewed 13 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Firefighters Museum

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Description

Photograph of a street crowded with three police cars, a fire engine with a ladder on top, three police officers, and other people (in the street and on the side of the far side of the street, watching). A man with a bandage covering one of his eyes is laying on a gurney being pulled and pushed by a man in a suit and a firefighter. The ladder on top of the fire engine has "Dallas Fire Department, Snorkel No. 2" on the side. There are two partially visible multi-story buildings and a neon pharmacy sign in the immediate background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving 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 24, 1964

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2016, 12:47 p.m.

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Grant, Clint. [Officers and Injured Man on Gurney in a Street], photograph, January 24, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803861/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.