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[Aerial Photograph of Burning Building]

Description: Aerial photograph of a burning, multi-story building at the corner of Elm and Lamar St. in Dallas, partially obscured by smoke. On the ground and in the streets, multiple fire engines and emergency vehicles attend the fire. Three of the trucks have long ladders extended, and firefighters at the tops of the ladders hold hoses pointed at the building, spraying large streams of water. The city is also visible around the burning building. Large hoses cover the streets between and around the fire engines.
Date: July 23, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas County Courthouse Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the metal framework of the unfinished, multi-story Dallas County Courthouse. A stream of water from out of shot on the left is being sprayed at the building. Two staircases going all the way up the building are visible inside the tower.
Date: June 19, 1964
Item Type: Photograph
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[Dallas Firefighters and Truck]

Description: Photograph of nine uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine, which is parked in the driveway of a two-story, brick building. The building is slightly visible on the left of the photograph; a small portion of the front lawn, sidewalk, and curb are visible on the bottom left. There are trees in the background and a puddle of water in front of the firefighters. On the back of the photograph are a label with the words, "Old 24's," as well as the typewritten date.
Date: April 16, 1964
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighter's Ladders Propped Up Against Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of ladders propped up against a smoking, multi-story, brick building, and fire hoses coiled on the icy street in front of the building. A firefighter on the left, exiting the building, steps over several of the hoses, while other firefighters and bystanders stand just beyond the building. More buildings are visible in the background beyond the smoking building. The rear of a fire engine and its ladder is partially visible on the right. A light-colored vehicle is parked in front of the building.
Date: January 29, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor John Connally]

Description: Photograph of two men standing in suits, with Governor John Connally wearing a white helmet with the words "Honorary Chief Dallas" written on the front.
Date: March 2, 1966
Item Type: Photograph

[Officer's Class Group 11]

Description: Photograph of ten men standing behind a chalkboard that reads "Group 11 Date 5-15-63 Officer Class." Their names from left to right are Harry Boyd, Batt Chief R. A. Shinn, Captain F. W. Harolson, Captain W. G. Russell, unknown, Lt. C. R. Bailey, Batt Chief A. J. Davis, Deputy Chief Charlie Haas, Lt. James O. Camp, and unknown.
Date: May 15, 1963
Item Type: Photograph

[Officer's Class Group 17]

Description: Photograph of ten men wearing a light colored shirt and dark pants, standing behind a chalkboard sign which reads "Group #17 Date 9-30-63 Officer's Class." The men's names, from right to left are unknown, Lt. D. L. Reed, T. G. Gray, Joe Copeland, Captain C. N. Hunter, Captain R. O. Chase, Captain F. F. Francis, unknown, unknown, and Captain G. W. Hunt.
Date: September 30, 1963
Item Type: Photograph

[Two-Story Building on Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two-story building engulfed in fire and smoke. The fire inside can be seen through the building's many windows. In front of the building, several firefighters are silhouetted, pointing hoses at the building. Power lines criss-cross the top of the shot. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes, a large brown stain, and a portion.
Date: July 23, 1961
Item Type: Photograph