[Firefighters of Fire Station 5]

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Photograph of ten Dallas Fire Station 5 engine and truck crew members standing in front of and leaning against a fire engine. Most of the men have partially wet shirts. One of the men is holding a pipe and another is wearing an officer's cap. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, label, typewritten text, and handwritten text giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Creation Information

Martin, Linwood J. August 22, 1947.

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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 ten Dallas Fire Station 5 engine and truck crew members standing in front of and leaning against a fire engine. Most of the men have partially wet shirts. One of the men is holding a pipe and another is wearing an officer's cap. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, label, typewritten text, and handwritten text giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • August 22, 1947

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Nov. 18, 2016, 5:54 p.m.

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  • 32.783097, -96.766072

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Martin, Linwood J. [Firefighters of Fire Station 5], photograph, August 22, 1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803904/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.