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[Aerial Lift Crane at State Fair of Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Crane Reaching Towards Sky Tram Car]

Description: Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Crane Rescue at State Fair of Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Crane Used to Reach Sky Tram Car]

Description: Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of three boys wearing different parts of a firefighting suit and climbing on the back of a fire engine that sits inside a fire station. A firefighter also stands on the back of the truck, watching the boys as they play with a fire hose. The bottom of the photograph has text that reads, "Dallas Fire Department." There is information about the photograph on the back.
Date: November 11, 1971

[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]

Description: Photograph of a clown, a man in a firefighting suit, and a uniformed firefighter standing in front of a curtain at Dallas Fire Station 33. Directly behind them, children sit in a small, raked seating area framed by a "Bozo's Big Top" circus wagon cut-out. On the left of the men is a drum with triangles on it. On the bottom border of the photo is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." On the back of the photograph are dimensions and lines for cropping the photo, and two stamps with identifier information and the date.
Date: January 29, 1971
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[Broken Sky Tram Car On Top of Carnival Tent]

Description: Photograph of a scraped sky tram car on top of a red and white striped awning of a carnival booth. Four men stand in front of the booth's tent, and in the distant background, a helicopter can be seen in the sky. One of the men is holding a thin coil of rope and there is a yellow ladder beyond the group. There are two separate carnival booths in the tent., both of which have various toy prizes (including large, smiling, stuffed bananas). On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Burned Bin Sitting in Ash and Rubble]

Description: Photograph of a burned and warped square bin sitting in against a burned wall, amidst ash and small bits of unidentifiable rubble. Inside the bin is more ash and small pieces of burnt rubble. On the bottom left of the photograph, there is a small, circular, embossed stamp that reads, "Photo By Dallas Fire Dept." On the back of the photograph is a stamp filled in with handwritten information about the photo.
Date: March 10, 1964

[Burned Out Building Without a Roof]

Description: Photograph of an upwards angled view of the inside of a burned out brick building with no roof. Wires and other burned fixtures hang from the burned walls inside. At the bottom of the photo, piles of large beams and other rubble are visible, as well as an African-American man facing left (visible only from the shoulders up). Through the space where the roof should be, the sky and a tall brick building are visible. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: March 5, 1964

[Burned Rubble Inside a Multi-story Building]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a brick, multi-story building. The floor is covered in ash and burned rubble, with a hole in the floor against the wall, and on the back wall, three windows are partially visible. A large metal beams stretches across the space, extending out of view on the right. A man in white overalls stands to the right of the hole in the floor, with his back to camera. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label with text stricken out, handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: February 21, 1964

[Burnt and Fire-Damaged Inside of a Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a burnt-out area of the Dallas Neiman-Marcus's interior, next to an escalator. Ashes and charred debris cover the floor and the escalator, which is visible beyond a burnt railing and part of a wall on the left. The brick wall at the back has been blackened, and wires hang from the low, peeling ceiling above. The wall on the right is also peeling. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Fire - Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
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[Burnt Home-ware Section of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a a view down a row of fire-damaged and partially fire-damaged home-ware products in Neiman-Marcus. Some of the items include praying Buddha statues, vases, boxes, bowls, cabinets, urns, serving platters, wall art, knick-knacks, and more. Behind the shelves on the right is a staircase leading out of shot (towards the camera), and behind the products on the left is wall. The ceiling and staircase are damaged and peeling, and ash covers the floor. On the back of the photo is an identifier label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads, "Fire- Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
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[Caved-In Roof After Fire]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of the smoking, caved-in roof of a building. A brick wall on the right, and a brick and wood wall with windows in the background are still standing. Many charred wooden slats and planks are visible amidst the rubble. In the bottom right corner is an embossed "Photo By Dallas Fire Dept." stamp. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, the number "16." written in handwritten in red ink, and information about the photograph.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Chef Observes Damage to Burnt Cabinets]

Description: Photograph of a man in a chef's toque and uniform kneeling down beside a burnt and charred counter. His right hand rests on a pile of ash on top of the counter, and he's looking at a smoky wine glass on the counter. The cabinet doors under the counter and falling apart and falling off the the hinges. The floor beneath the man's feet is covered in ashes. On the back of the photograph are two stamps giving the photographer's name, the name of the printer, and the date.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Grant, Clint

[Chest Pains Call]

Description: Photograph of a Dallas Fire Department paramedic with a rolling, metal gurney in front of an ambulance. Beyond the gurney, on the left, is another paramedic, facing away from the camera. The back right door of the ambulance is open, and there is text above the back door that reads "Dallas 32." There are two labels on the back giving information about the photo.
Date: July 1991
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.

[Chest Pains Call]

Description: Photograph of two male Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics in front of an ambulance, standing at either end of a metal gurney. The paramedic on the left (facing away from the camera) has light-colored hair and the other paramedic on the right (facing the camera) has short dark hair. In the background, a flat, concrete area, a grassy area with bushes and trees, and the back of a station wagon are visible.The ambulance's back door is open, and above the doors is text reading "Dallas 32." There is a label on the back of the photograph with the photo's title and date.
Date: July 1991

[Chest Pains Call]

Description: Photograph of a Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedic adjusting the straps on a metal gurney in front of an ambulance. Both of the ambulance's back doors are open, and text along the top of the ambulance reads, "Dallas 32." The interior of the ambulance is shadowed. There is a label on the back of the photograph with the photo's title and date.
Date: July 1991

[Chest Pains Call]

Description: Photograph of three Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics pulling a woman on a gurney. The woman (facing away from the camera) is wearing slippers and is strapped to the gurney sitting up. One of paramedics is standing at the head of the gurney, another is standing on the left side (on the other side of the gurney) of the woman, and the other paramedic is holding onto the foot of the gurney (most of his body is obscured by the wall of a brick building. There is a large metal unit, and a grassy area with trees. There is a label on the back of the photograph with the photo's title and date.
Date: July 1991
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.