[Fire Engines Outside Burning Neiman-Marcus]

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Photograph of fire engines and large fire hoses in the street in front of a smoking, glowing Neiman-Marcus in Dallas. There is at least one uniformed firefighter spraying a hose at the building from the aerial platform of the closest fire engine. A large group of uniformed firefighters to the left of the fire engine, and a smaller group of firefighters in the background (further down the street). Two long ladders are visible beyond the aerial platform, with a large stream of water coming from the top of each ladder. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the streetlamps on either ... continued below

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

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Hanson, Andy December 19, 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 fire engines and large fire hoses in the street in front of a smoking, glowing Neiman-Marcus in Dallas. There is at least one uniformed firefighter spraying a hose at the building from the aerial platform of the closest fire engine. A large group of uniformed firefighters to the left of the fire engine, and a smaller group of firefighters in the background (further down the street). Two long ladders are visible beyond the aerial platform, with a large stream of water coming from the top of each ladder. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the streetlamps on either side of the street and strung between the buildings on either side of the street. On the back of the photograph are a torn-off identification label, a smudged stamp identifying the photograph, and handwritten notes giving information about the fire.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • December 19, 1964

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Dec. 14, 2016, 12:42 p.m.

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Hanson, Andy. [Fire Engines Outside Burning Neiman-Marcus], photograph, December 19, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803872/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.