[Firefighters Extinguishing a Blazing Structure]

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Photograph of three firefighters in front of a burning, smoking structure. Several poles are still standing within the structure, while the rest of structure crumbles inward. One firefighter (wearing a firefighting suit with a 'G' on the back) is kneeling in the front-center, while the other two firefighters are crouched beyond a stack of wooden pallets on the right, spraying water from a fire hose at the structure. There are stacks of bricks and wooden planks on either side of the firefighter in the center. On the back of the photograph are two labels, a stamp, and extensive handwritten notes ... continued below

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

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Hanson, Andy November 10, 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. It has been viewed 13 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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 three firefighters in front of a burning, smoking structure. Several poles are still standing within the structure, while the rest of structure crumbles inward. One firefighter (wearing a firefighting suit with a 'G' on the back) is kneeling in the front-center, while the other two firefighters are crouched beyond a stack of wooden pallets on the right, spraying water from a fire hose at the structure. There are stacks of bricks and wooden planks on either side of the firefighter in the center. On the back of the photograph are two labels, a stamp, and extensive handwritten notes 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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  • November 10, 1962

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 21, 2016, 11:12 a.m.

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Hanson, Andy. [Firefighters Extinguishing a Blazing Structure], photograph, November 10, 1962; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803885/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.