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[Tornado Destruction in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado in Dallas, Texas. A car is pressed up against a wall on the left. Its roof has been ripped off and it is surrounded by debris. Another car is parked to the right, and appears to have sustained less damage.
Date: April 1957
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[First Fire Alarm Dispatch Office]

Description: Photograph of a man in the first Dallas fire dispatch office with a telephone pressed to his ear, sitting at a table covered with electrical equipment.
Date: November 6, 1969
Creator: Laranang, Bob
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Department Station #19]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Fire Department Fire Station No. 19. Fire trucks and cars are parked half in the garages. A sign on the building reads "No. 4 Hook and Ladder Company."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Fire at Good Street Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of a fire at the Good Street Baptist Church, in Dallas, Texas. Firefighters stand in front of the building, using water hoses to put out the fire.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Group Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the uniformed staff of an unidentified fire station in Dallas, Texas. The men in the front row sit in chairs while the rest stand.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[High Wind & Tornado Wind Damage]

Description: Photograph of high wind & tornado wind damage at Gould Street near Lamar. The houses have been damaged, trees have been ripped out of the ground, and debris covers the ground.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Tornado Damage]

Description: Photograph of the damage done by a tornado near Burbank. Cars are on the road, and debris litters the ground to the right.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Tornado Destruction]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado in Dallas, Texas. A car in the foreground has been partially destroyed, and is covered with rubble from the building behind it. Debris litters the ground.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Tornado Destruction in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado in Arlington Park and Record Crossing, in Dallas, Texas. Some of the buildings have been completely destroyed, while others have sustained minimal damage. Debris covers the ground.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Tornado Destruction in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado, by Bickers and Vilbig Roads, in Dallas, Texas. The ground to the left is littered with debris, and several buildings have been almost completely destroyed. People walk down the road on the right.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Department Station #19]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Fire Department Fire Station No. 19. Two fire trucks are parked in the building, and another is parked just outside.
Date: October 28, 1971
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[4 Alarm Fire at Good and Bryan Street]

Description: Photograph of a four-alarm fire at Good and Bryan Streets. Firefighters stand on the ground with hoses to put out the flames, and a large cloud of smoke is coming off the building. A firetruck is visible in the left foreground.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aero Unit Van for the Dallas Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of an Aero Unit Van used by the Dallas Fire Department. It is parked in front of an open structure, and a firetruck is parked behind it.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Arcadia Theatre Fire at 2005 Greenville Avenue]

Description: Photograph of the Arcadia Theatre Fire at 2005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas. Many ladders are placed against the building, and there are fire hoses on the ground in front of the box office. The marquee reads "Robert Mitchum. Robert Wagner. The Hunters. Open Daily 1:45."
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Central Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of the Central Fire Station in Dallas, Texas. The fire chief lived in the house to the left, where a car is parked. There are several people standing outside the building. A new building is under construction to the right.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Central Station]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Fire Department Central Station. A fire engine is parked outside the brick building. Cars and other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Central Station]

Description: Photograph of Central Station at 2121 Main Street, in Dallas, Texas. A row of cars are parked outside the building, and a crowd of firefighters stand around them.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Chief Coffman in Car with an Unknown Officer]

Description: Photograph of Chief Coffman in a car with an unknown man. The car is parked half on the street and half on the sidewalk, and shops can be seen in the background.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Collapsed Building on Elm Street, Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a collapsed building on the 1400 block of Elm Street in Dallas, Texas. People gather outside the building, and a fire truck is parked on the opposite side of the street.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Department #27]

Description: Photograph of the Dallas Fire Department's station 27. An American flag flies on the left, and the building has two garage doors.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum