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[Firefighters Climb Into Fire-Damaged Medical Arts Building]

Description: Photograph of firefighters inside the second-story of the fire-damaged, gaping side of the Medical Arts Building. A firefighter on the ground holds one of two tall ladders propped up against the exposed second-story floor. Two large, burnt piles of rubble sit on either side of the ladders, and there are several firefighting hoses lying coiled in the foreground. A man wearing a white coat and white hard-hat stands behind the ladder on the left, just inside the building. On the back of the photograph are extensive notes about the fire that damaged the building, a portion of a torn-off label, and a stamp identifying the photographer.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy

[Emergency Vehicles Outside Medical Arts Hospital]

Description: Photograph of six vehicles (facing left) in front of the Medical Arts Hospital, a stone and brick building that is more than six stories tall and has many windows. The name of the hospital is visible above the large entrance. A group of people, mostly civilians, line the sidewalk in front of the entrance to the building. Five of the six vehicles have lights on the roofs, and on the back of the sixth car (in the middle of the group of cars), a door on the back of the vehicle hangs open. On the back of the photograph is part of a torn off label with information about the photo, and handwritten text partially visible beneath the label.
Date: January 24, 1964

[Neiman-Marcus Fire, North Side Street View]

Description: Photograph of a street view of the north side of Neiman-Marcus, with more buildings visible in the background. The fire inside is visible through the windows on the left and the display windows on the ground. On the fifth floor, the fire has burst out of one of the windows. On the ground, two small ladders are propped up against the building and one firefighter stands on the left while another stands further down the street, on the right. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the lampposts and strung between the Neiman-Marcus building and the building across the street (which is out of shot on the right). On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, an unreadable stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: December 19, 1964
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[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
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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

[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

[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
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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
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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

[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

[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
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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

[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

[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

[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
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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

[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

[DeLuxe Diner Building Fire]

Description: 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.
Date: July 23, 1961
Creator: Winfrey, Bill

[DeLuxe Diner Fire]

Description: 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.
Date: July 23, 1961

[Dallas Fire Station 21 at Love Field]

Description: 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.
Date: December 24, 1969
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[Firefighters at the 3100 Block of Knox Street]

Description: 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.
Date: June 20, 1961
Creator: Laird, Joe
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[Firefighter Looks on as Smoke Billows]

Description: 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.
Date: August 22, 1960
Creator: McCain, Charles
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[Firefighters at a Texhoma Store]

Description: 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.
Date: December 28, 1961

[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