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[Firefighters at Central Station]

Description: Group portrait of firefighters at Central Station in Dallas, Texas. The men are all dressed in dark-colored uniforms that include hats and jackets with a double-row of buttons down the front. They are posed in two rows with five men sitting in chairs in the front row and eight men standing behind.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Men Posing with Firetruck]

Description: Photograph of three men and a fire truck outside of Dallas Fire Department Station #15, located at Bishop & Davis Streets. Two men are seated in the front of the truck and a third is standing on the back of the truck; they are all wearing uniforms. The station is a brick building, visible behind the truck. The cross-street and other buildings are visible in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says, "Firetruck that George Hulse was riding when he was killed in an accident. Coat and hat on back of truck belonged to George Hulse. #15 Sta. Bishop & Davis."
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[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
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[Air Force One on Love Field]

Description: Photograph of Air Force One on Dallas Love Field. Two emergency vehicles can be seen on the runway behind the airplane.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Pace, Dean L.
Item Type: Photograph

[People Standing Outside of Air Force One on Love Field]

Description: Photograph of Air Force One on Dallas Love Field. People are lined up in front of a stairway extending up to the plane. President Kennedy and his wife can be seen mingling with the crowd near the base of the stairs.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Pace, Dean L.
Item Type: Photograph

[Air Force One on Love Field]

Description: Photograph of Air Force One on Dallas Love Field. Two emergency vehicles can be seen on the runway to the side of the airplane.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Marable, Vincent
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Trucks Waiting at Love Field]

Description: Photograph of three fire trucks parked on Dallas Love Field Airport. Two firefighters can be seen sitting on top of the center truck. The note on the reverse side of the image states that the trucks were waiting for the arrival of the president's plane.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Pace, Dean L.
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas Fire Department Annual, 1901]

Description: Book containing photographs of Dallas firefighters as well as their position and dates of appointment. In addition, the book also features numerous advertisements and images of the Dallas area.
Date: 1901
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Book

The Day President John F. Kennedy Was Assassinated

Description: Text wherein Leslie Warnock, Jr. describes providing the Secret Service with floodlights to search the room in the Texas School Book Depository where Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F. Kennedy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Warnock, Leslie L., Jr.
Item Type: Text

[Chief Horace F. McGee Scrapbook, Volume 2]

Description: Scrapbook of Horace McGee, Fire Chief of Dallas, Texas. The scrapbook contains photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the department and cover such topics as fires, equipment malfunctions, and community relations.
Date: 1900~
Creator: McGee, Horace F.
Item Type: Book

[Chief Horace F. McGee Scrapbook, Volume 1]

Description: Scrapbook of Horace McGee, Fire Chief of Dallas, Texas. The scrapbook contains drawings, photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the department and cover such topics as fires, equipment malfunctions, and community relations.
Date: 1900~
Creator: McGee, Horace F.
Item Type: Book

[Horace L. Russell Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook of Horace L. Russell containing photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to the service, retirements, and deaths of firefighters in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Russell, Horace L.
Item Type: Book

[Edward D. Saeman, Sr., Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook of Edward D. Saeman, Sr., containing photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to several fire departments and Edward's personal life.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saeman, Edward D., Sr.
Item Type: Book

[3804 North Hampton Fire]

Description: Photograph of a charred kitchen after a fire at 3804 North Hampton in Dallas. A partial sign is visible in the center of the image that says "Cold *Grape or Or[...] *Ice Cold."
Date: December 6, 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Battle Casa Avila Furniture Store Fire]

Description: Photograph of firefighters trying to extinguish a long, light-colored brick building with large front windows that is on fire. Three firefighters are crouched on the left, spraying water into the far left window, three are standing inside the building, spraying water into center window of the building, while four more firefighters spray two hoses at the building. Three firefighters on the right are also spraying the fire and the others are standing around on the right. There is a sign on top of the building, but it's obscured by a black, cloudy stain in the top right corner of the photo.On the back of the photograph are two labels (one partially torn off), two stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo
Date: November 14, 1962
Creator: Flynn, Johnny
Item Type: Photograph
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[Two Firefighters Walk Through a Destroyed Store]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters in firefighting suits walk through debris in a W. T. Grant store, towards a large hole in the back wall. The closest of the firefighters is holding a pole in his right hand, which is partially obscured by the firefighter. The roof of the store is starting to cave in at the back of the store. Some of the merchandise on the right is still intact and dirty sheets cover some large, unidentified items. On the back of the photograph are a label, a stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.
Date: November 13, 1962
Creator: Kennedy, Eamon
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Extinguishing a Blazing Structure]

Description: 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.
Date: November 10, 1962
Creator: Hanson, Andy
Item Type: Photograph

[Fighting a Fire at Texaco Refinery]

Description: Wide-shot photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits, on the ground and on a fire engine, spraying large streams of water at a fire just out of shot on the left. The fire engine has a water canon attached to the top of its cab, and there are two men with cameras standing on top of the fire engine. Civilians stand on the side of the scene and on a loading dock on the right, watching the firefighters work. There are circular metal structures, including one with a domed structure, in the background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photo, as well as cropping dimensions.
Date: August 26, 1963
Item Type: Photograph
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