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[Firefighters Battle Casa Avila Furniture Store Fire]
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
[Two Firefighters Walk Through a Destroyed Store]
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.
[Firefighters Extinguishing a Blazing Structure]
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.
[Fighting a Fire at Texaco Refinery]
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.
[Cloud of Black Smoke Rising from Metal Building]
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.
[Officers and Injured Man on Gurney in a Street]
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.
[Firefighter Coiling a Fire Hose]
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.
[Firefighters Clean Up Rubble at Cabana Motor Hotel]
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.
[Firefighters Climb Ladders into Second Story of Burnt Building]
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.
[Chef Observes Damage to Burnt Cabinets]
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.
[Firefighters Use Hoses to Extinguish Burning Barbecue Restaurant]
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.
[Dallas Fire Station 1 and Fire Truck]
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.
[Dallas Fire Station 1 and Firefighters]
Photograph of six uniformed firefighters standing in front of the side of a fire engine at Dallas Fire Station 1. From left to right, the firefighters are: Fant, Capt. Lee, Chester, ?, Mitchell, and ?. The rear of the fire engine is just in front of one of the station's open garage doors. An American flag is flying above the same garage door, and in the background, part of the town is visible. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph identifying the fire station, and firefighters.
{Dallas Fire Station #1 Firefighters]
Photograph of six uniformed firefighters standing in front of the side of a fire engine outside Dallas fire station #1. From left to right, the firefighters are: Cardwell, Capt. Allen, Yobi Davis, Raymond Burris, D. Lester, and T. Jones. Part of the town is visible in the background. The rear of the fire engine is still partially inside the fire station, which is just barely visible on the right side of the photograph. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph that identifies the firefighters and the station.
[Dallas Engine Co #2 and Firefighters]
Photograph of the front of a two-story, brick fire station, which bears the sign, "Engine Co No. 2." In front of the building is a firefighting wagon drawn by two horses, bearing the name A. P. Flanary. The horses are chained to something out of shot, on the right. Three firefighters in uniform stand in front of the wagon while another firefighter sits in the driver's seat, holding the reins. On the back of the photograph is a label with handwritten information about the photo.
[Dallas Fire Department 18 Firefighters]
Photograph of the firefighters at Dallas Fire Department 18 standing and kneeling in uniform in front of one of the station's fire engines. The men are arranged in two rows. On the front row, from left to right, the firefighters are: Miguel Gonzalez, Daniel Canter Jr., and Edward Downy Davis. On the back row, from left to right, the firefighters are: George Fletcher, David Villarreal, and Joe C. Guzman. Only a small portion of the front of the fire engine is visible in the photo. On the back of the photograph are an identifier stamp and handwritten text identifying the men in the photo.
[Dallas Fire Department Firefighters at Station 3]
Photograph of five firefighters in uniform standing on the side of a fire truck outside the old Dallas Fire Station 3. From left to right, the firefighters are: Odell, Capt. Bates, Robertson, Speirs, and Goodfellow. The town is partially visible in the background. There are two small holes at the top of the photograph, one on the left and one on the right. There is a yellow sticky note on the back giving information about the photograph.
[Dallas Firefighters and Fire Engine at Station #1]
Photograph of five firefighters in uniform, standing in front of the side of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Mitchell, Capt. Lee, Chester, Watts, and Gause. The rear of the fire engine is still barely inside the fire station, which is partially visible on the right of the photograph. In the background, part of the town is visible, including a gas station sign. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note that identifies the fire station and firefighters.
[Dallas Firefighters and Truck]
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.
[Dallas Old Fire Station 3 Firefighters and Engine]
Photograph of five uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine at the old Dallas Fire Station 3. From left to right, the firefighters are: Henry, Allen, Bell, Belvins, and Captain Baker. In the background, a residential neighborhood area, a few small businesses, and a traffic stop light are visible. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, on the top left and the top right. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note with information about the photo.
[Aerial Photograph of Burning Building]
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.
[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]
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.
[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]
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.
[DeLuxe Diner Building Fire]
Photograph of a long, smoking, multi-story, brick building. On the ground, a fire engine is parked with its ladder extended towards the building and two firefighters stand next to a smaller ladder propped against the building. Streams of water spray the building from an unknown source behind the fire engine. There are several advertisement signs on the fence in front of the building. There is a handwritten note along the left border of the photo that reads, "See Over." On the back of the photograph are two stamps and extensive handwritten notes about the fire shown in the photo.
[DeLuxe Diner Fire]
Photograph of a long, smoking, multi-story, brick building. On the ground, firefighters spray three different streams of water at the building. A fire engine is parked in the street on the far left, and there are four ladders propped up against side of the building. There are several advertisement signs on side of the building and several fire hoses lying in the street. There is an identifier label on the back of the photograph.
[Dallas Fire Station 21 at Love Field]
Photograph of Dallas Fire Station 21 at Love Field. The station has four garage doors. There are four fire engines of different makes and models parked in a line in front of the station, as well as a station wagon and a small boat. There are handwritten notes and printed text on the bottom border of the photograph.
[Dallas Fire Station 48 Engine]
Photograph of the Dallas Fire Station 48 fire engine parked in front of the station. Two firefighters in uniform sit in the driver and passenger seat of the fire engine, while another firefighter stand on the truck, behind the cab. Behind the fire engine, the garage door is open. There are handwritten notes on the bottom border of the photograph. On the back of the photograph is typewritten and stamped information about the photo, as well as handwritten notes.
[Firefighters and Fire Engines]
Photograph of 16 uniformed firefighters and a small child, lined up in front of a two-story, brick and wood building with two open garage doors. Two fire engines are parked in the driveway between the firefighters and the building. There is a small tree and a small shed on the right side of the house. On the back of the photograph is a label with an identification number.
[Firefighters and Fire Engines]
Photograph of firefighters out of uniform standing in front of two yellow, Ford fire engines. From left to right, the firefighters are: Clay Miller, Vernon Patterson, J. R. Hancockl, Reed Russell, H. C. McElwee, T. C. Graves, and John Rupe. The fire engine on the left has a lift. Behind the trucks is the one-story, brick station, and beyond the station is a group of trees. On the back of the photograph is a red, handwritten "19."
[Firefighters and Flipped Car]
Photograph of firefighters and mobile intensive care officers tending to a car flipped in the middle of a two-lane street. One of the firefighters is only wearing the top of the part of a firefighting suit with jeans and is pointing a fire hose at the flipped car. A fire engine and a mobile intensive care unit are behind the firefighters and flipped car. Trees and power lines border either side of the street, and a low brick wall isvisible in the back left of the background.
[Firefighters and Small Boy on Two Fire Engines]
Photograph of two fire engines parked in the driveway of a two-story brick building with two open garage doors. The engine on the left is smaller than the one on the right. Five out of uniform firefighters sit on the engine on the left, while four out of uniform firefighters and a small boy sit and stand on the engine on the right. To the right of the brick building is a small wooden house and a billboard for a movie event. On the back of the photograph is an identifier label that hasn't been filled in and a handwritten note identifying one of the firefighters as "Benningfield."
[Firefighters at Fire Station 17]
Photograph of 5 firefighters in uniform standing in front of a fire engine at Dallas Fire Station 17. From left to right, the firefighters are: Coffee, Randall, Collier, Hall, and Lt. Short. Part of the fire station (a brick, one-story building) is visible on the left, while another brick building is visible in the background. There are two small holes at the top of the photograph, one on the top left and the other on the top right. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph giving information about the photo.
[Firefighters at Station 6]
Photograph of the five firefighters standing in uniform in front of a fire engine at Dallas Fire Station 6. From left to right, the firefighters are: Captain Williams, Cain, Winterbauer, Webb, and Buckalew. Part of the station - a brick building - is barely visible on the left, behind the fire truck. In the background, a residential neighborhood is visible, including houses, trees, and shrubs. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph that gives information about the photo.
[Firefighters at the 3100 Block of Knox Street]
Photograph of firefighters and their equipment in the sidewalk and street in front of George's Cafe and the Knox St. Barber Shop on the 3100 block of Knox Street. There are three ladders propped up against the front of the cafe, and debris lines the sidewalk in front of the stores. Behind the buildings is a billboard for Motorola, while other shop fronts and watching bystanders are visible in the background. There is a telephone pole in front of the cafe that extends out of shot. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes and a stamp giving information about the photo.
[Firefighter Group Photo]
Photograph of four firefighters standing in front of a car inside a garage. From left to right, the firefighters are: Lieutenant Fletcher Webb, Dillard Seale, Jess Lebel, and Jess Hawn. Two of the firefighters are making silly faces, and three of them have partially wet shirts. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, a label, typewritten text, and handwritten text giving information about the photo.
[Firefighter Looks on as Smoke Billows]
Photograph of a Dallas Fire Department firefighter looking on as a tall cloud of smoke billows from the top of the Edson of Texas pillow factory building. The firefighter is wearing a long jacket and standing on a fire engine that is parked facing left. The source of the smoke is somewhere on the roof of the brick building, however, smaller plumes of smoke rise from one of the windows. Partially obscured by the fire engine, another firefighter stands at the bottom of a ladder propped against the side of the building. An electrical pole and power lines - which are connected to the building - are visible between the building and the fire engine. On the back of the photograph are stamps, handwritten text, and a portion of a label giving information about the photograph.
[Fire Station 4 and Horse-Drawn Fire Engine]
Photograph of a horse-drawn fire engine and eight firefighters in the street in front of a multi-story fire station whose sign reads, "No 4 Engine Company." Two firefighters stand in front of the fire engine, one firefighter sits in the driver's seat, holding the reins to two horses, and five firefighters stand in front of one of two garage doors. The corner of a bed is visible through an open window on the second story of the station. Two buildings are just visible on either side of the station.
[Fire Station 6 and Firefighters]
Photograph of 11 firefighters standing with two uniformed firefighters and a car in front of Dallas Fire Station 6. The station is a stand-alone, two-story, brick building with two balconies and two garage doors. There are trees on either side of the station and the street is visible in the foreground. On the back of the photograph are a label, typewritten text, and a stamp with information about the photograph.
[Fire Station 15]
Photograph of Dallas Fire Station 15, a stand-alone, two-story, brick building with two open garage doors. Five firefighters stand in front of a fire engine parked in the garage doorway on the left, and five firefighters stand in front of another fire engine parked in the garage doorway on the right. Most of the windows on the second story are open or slightly open. A pole extends from the top of the building and out of shot. On the back of the photograph are a label, handwritten notes, and a stamp giving information about the photo.
[Fire Station 1 Engine in the Shop]
Photograph of seven firefighters and repairmen standing in a line in front of a fire engine. The men are, in order from left to right: Captain King, Prewitt, Redwine, Lattimer, Towers, O.C. Martin, and Gass. The fire engine is parked facing right, halfway in the driveway and halfway in the street. The brick fire station is barely visible on the left, along with some trees, and in the background, a church, some small businesses, a sign for "Hasty-Tasty," and some trees are visible. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note with information about the photo.
[Fire Station #3 and Fire Engine]
Photograph of five men standing and sitting in front of the side of a fire engine outside Fire Station No. 3. The Fire station is brick and has two open garage doors. The photograph is taken at a high angle. In the background, a parking lot or car dealership is visible. On the back, is a label giving information about the photograph.
[Fire Chief Funk, Assistant Chief Long with Chief's car]
Photograph of Fire Chief Funk and Assistant Fire Chief L. M. Long, who are standing in partial uniform next to the Chief's Car. The car is parked facing left, in front of a concrete building. In the background, tall buildings, lampposts, a trolley, and a street with cars are visible. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note giving information about the photo. There are also two small holes in the top of the photograph, one on the top left and one on the top right.
[Fire Engine and Fire Station]
A street-view photograph of a two-story, brick fire station with two open garage doors and a fire engine parked in its driveway. There is a fire hydrant in the lawn to the left of the station, and another brick building on the right side of the station. There are notes written backwards in green ink in the top left corner of the photo. On the back of the photograph is a label with identifier information, and handwritten notes that are partially obscured by a tear in the paper.
[Fire Engine With Equipment On Top]
Photograph of a fire truck parked on a dirt road in a thinly wooded area. On top of the truck is a platform with two mounted, metal canons, and on the front of the truck, just below the grill, a metal cable is looped between and through two metal rings. In the background, on the right, is a small canal and a sign that says, "Danger, Keep Out."
[Fire Station 8's Assistant Chief's Fire Engine]
Photograph of 4 uniformed firefighters standing in front of the Assistant Chief's fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Clay, Watson, Cody, and Chief Meador. The fire engine is parked in the driveway of Dallas Fire Station 8, a brick building which is just barely visible on the left of the photograph. There are several trees beyond the fire engine, and beyond those, a residential neighborhood is visible. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, one on the left and one on the right, as well as a yellow sticky note on the back, giving information about the photo.
[Fire Station with Firefighters on a Fire Engine]
Photograph of a brick, two-story fire station with two fire engines parked in the driveway. Four firefighters stand or sit on each engine, while one firefighter stands between the two. There are several brick buildings visible on either side of the station, as well as cars parked on the left. In the bottom left of the photo is an embossed insignia. On the back of the photograph is a label with an identifier.
[Firefighters and Yellow Fire Engine]
Photograph of four uniformed firefighters, as well as two men in suits, standing in front of a yellow fire engine parked in a showroom. A group of men and women are gathered to the left and right of the engine and a man sits in the driver's seat. Parts of a red fire engine and a yellow car are visible behind and to the right of the yellow engine. There are two stamps on the back of the photograph with identifier information, the date, and information about the photo's printer that has been smudged beyond readability.
[Firefighters at a Texhoma Store]
Photograph of a Texhoma Department Store, whose large, floor-to-ceiling front windows have been blown out. A group of firefighters and people in winter jackets are clustered to the left, in front of the store, while another group of three firefighters stand to the right in front of the store. Two hoses lay uncoiled in the parking lot in front of the store. Inside the store and just outside the windows, debris and half-destroyed products are visible. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph giving the address of the store.
[Firefighters and a Smoking Building]
Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits working on the ground and two firefighters working on ladders to contain a smoking, multi-story, brick building at the St. Paul Hospital. Part of the building and one of the ladders is obscured by dark smoke. Most of the firefighters are facing away from the camera and are working to get in through the windows. Part of a fire engine with a ladder is visible in the far left background.
[Firefighters and Fire Engine at Fire Station 8]
Photograph of 5 uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Jack Whitehead, Winterbauer, Rufus Brown, Dowdy, and N. Cope. Dallas Fire Station 8 is just barely visible on the right. In the background, a white, two-story house and some trees are visible. There are two small holes at the top of the photograph, one on the left and one on the right, as well as a yellow sticky note on the back, giving information about the photo.