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[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

[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

[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

[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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[Cloud of Black Smoke Rising from Metal Building]

Description: Photograph of a tall cloud of black smoke rising from a small, folded and bent metal building blackened by smoke. On the ground in front of the building, there are firefighters, in dark- and light-colored firefighting suits, holding a hose. There are a few civilians in the group, as well as one who is walking out of shot on the right. A tall tower is partially visible on the left, and in the background is a large metal building. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: August 26, 1963
Creator: Grant, Clint
Item Type: Photograph
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[Officers and Injured Man on Gurney in a Street]

Description: Photograph of a street crowded with three police cars, a fire engine with a ladder on top, three police officers, and other people (in the street and on the side of the far side of the street, watching). A man with a bandage covering one of his eyes is laying on a gurney being pulled and pushed by a man in a suit and a firefighter. The ladder on top of the fire engine has "Dallas Fire Department, Snorkel No. 2" on the side. There are two partially visible multi-story buildings and a neon pharmacy sign in the immediate background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving information about the photo.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Grant, Clint
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighter Coiling a Fire Hose]

Description: Photograph of a firefighter (wearing a firefighting suit with the letters 'J' and 'L' on the right sleeve) bent over and recoiling a fire hose next to a large pile of wooden debris and a bright lamp. There are two ladders propped up against the side of the tall, multi-story building on the right. There is a fire-escape attached to the side of the building. In the background, another tall, multi-story building with many illuminated windows is barely visible in the dark. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving information about the photo.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Young, John
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Clean Up Rubble at Cabana Motor Hotel]

Description: Photograph of five firefighters in firefighting suits, facing towards the camera and looking down, walking in dark, wet ash and rubble on a rooftop. Two of the firefighters are spraying water from a fire hose into a small wheelbarrow, and another firefighter is carrying a small ax. One of the other two firefighters is wearing a light-colored firefighting suit. The buildings of the Dallas city-skyline are visible in the background, and a man in plainclothes is visible beyond the firefighter on the far left. On the back of the photograph are two labels, a stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: June 22, 1962
Creator: Allen, William
Item Type: Photograph
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[Firefighters Climb Ladders into Second Story of Burnt Building]

Description: Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits climbing up and standing below two ladders leading up to two large holes in the second story of a building damaged by fire. Other firefighters and a man with a camera and a tape recorder stand in the space beneath the second-story. There are fire hoses on the ground and draped over the edge of the second-story floor. A large pile of fire-damaged wooden furniture lays on the left. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving information about the photo.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Young, John
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Crowd of Firefighters on a Rescue Operation at Business Strip]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd of firefighters in firefighting suits (most of them with their names on the backs of their jackets) facing a brick, multi-level building with smoke coming out of some of the upper-level windows. There are two more multi-level buildings directly to the left of the smoking building, and a fire engine parked in front of the smoking building. In the top left of the photo, on the roof of the building directly to the left of the smoking building, there are two firefighters pulling up a fire hose. On the ground, a firefighter is about to climb a ladder propped against the building, and another firefighter holds a fire hose leading up to a second-story window. On the back of the photograph, there is a label, typewritten notes, and handwritten notes, including the names of the firefighters who died in the fire.
Date: February 16, 1964
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Use Hoses to Extinguish Burning Barbecue Restaurant]

Description: Photograph of six firefighters using fire hoses to spray water at a barbecue restaurant that is mostly obscured by smoke. The firefighters' names are on the backs of their jackets, and one of the firefighters carries a small tank strapped to his back. The restaurant has a sign that says "Barbecue," and a striped awning with the restaurant's street address on it. In the background are a metal fire-escape and another building. On the back of the photograph are a label and an information stamp filled in with handwritten notes.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas
Item Type: Photograph

[Dallas Fire Station 1 and Fire Truck]

Description: Photograph of a street view of the front of a two-story, brick fire station with four garage doors. The two garage doors on the right are open and a fire truck is 3/4 of the way out of right-center door. There are two men on the fire truck - one driving and the other on the top of the vehicle. On the front of the building, a fake balcony bears the Dallas Fire Department insignia and the American flag; on the sides of the building, parked cars are visible. The date and some handwritten notes are on the back of the photograph.
Date: December 22, 1969
Item Type: Photograph
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