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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

[Fire at Travis School]

Description: Photograph of smoke flowing from a window on the second story of the Travis school, while three firemen scale a ladder to the rooftop.
Date: April 21, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[L. F. Stiles Service Station Fire]

Description: Photograph of a large, smoldering blaze near a gas tank and car, battled by firefighters with two hoses. The fire takes place at the L. F. Stiles Service Station on 122 East Clarendon.
Date: July 26, 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[Fatal House Fire]

Description: Photograph of a house charred on the front entrance with a toy car also burned out in the yard.
Date: September 11, 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Field Fire]

Description: Photograph of a field obscured by black smoke with four firemen fighting the smoldering blaze.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Engine At Hydrant]

Description: Photograph of three men wearing heavy firemen jackets with a fourth man on top of the engine, a hose connecting the fire truck to the hydrant on the street. On the right is P. D. Lynn, and the driver's name is Bull Durham.
Date: April 9, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire on November 26th]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of civilians gathered on the street during the night to see a brick two story building on fire, while firefighters aim a hose at the blaze.
Date: November 26, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Fireman Scaling Ladder]

Description: Photograph of three firefighters scaling a ladder attached to the engine while several stand on the ground observing.
Date: August 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[4 Alarm Rooftop Fire]

Description: Photograph of firemen dressed in dark coats with helmets scaling a brick wall to survey the smoking damage.
Date: November 14, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[1400 Elm Building Collapse]

Description: Photograph of men wearing mostly white shirts shifting through the rubble of a building that collapsed on the 1400 block of Elm Street.
Date: June 1, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Photograph of four firemen standing at the bottom of a ladder at the Adolphus Hotel, which sits on the corner of Akard and Commerce.
Date: February 11, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[1950 Fire]

Description: Photograph of firemen scaling two ladders to survey the rooftop damage on the other side of a brick wall.
Date: November 14, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Airway Theater Fire]

Description: Photograph of a neon sign reading "Airway" with the words "Now showing Key Largo also The Fuor Poster" below. The theater sits at 8006 Denton Drive.
Date: January 19, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Apartment Fire]

Description: Photograph of a firefighter carrying two suitcases down a hallway damaged by fire with two young women.
Date: August 1959
Item Type: Photograph