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[Presentation of Transportable Incubator]

Description: Photograph of five people standing around a portable incubator, alongside a brick building. From left to right they are: a man wearing a fire chief's uniform, holding a file; an older man in a medium-colored suit, also holding a file; a man in a light-colored suit, in the middle of speaking; a man in a plaid suit, standing on the edge of a small ambulance dock; and a woman with short hair, a skirt suit, and a scarf around her neck, also standing on the ambulance dock. The portable incubator is made out of plastic and is supported by a metal structure. Behind the group is a Dallas Fire Department ambulance, the back of which rests just above the dock ledge with the back door open. On the back of the photograph are stamps with information about the photo, handwritten notes, and dimensions for cropping.
Date: January 16, 1975

[Eighteen-Wheeler and Car Crash]

Description: Photograph of an 18-wheeler on the left side of a median (facing towards the camera) with a crushed, small, white car wedged underneath its left side. Four firefighters are standing in the road near the cab of the 18-wheeler; three men and a police officer are standing in the road alongside the small car; and a man and another police officer stand in the road, beside a tow truck and a police motorcycle. Cars are driving along both sides of the median (both sides driving towards the camera). In the background is an overpass, and, on the right side of the road, a large, yellow plumbing supply warehouse. The back end of a red fire engine is barely visible on the bottom left of the photograph.
Date: unknown

[Paramedics Tend to a Man in a Crowd]

Description: Photograph of two paramedics (one on the left and one in the middle) and a police officer (on the right) standing around an African-American man lying on a gurney. Two more people stand with the paramedics and police officer, but they are mostly obscured by the paramedic on the left and the police officer. The police officer is holding a flashlight under his left arm, and is holding a wallet. The man on the gurney is wearing brown plaid pants, and a brown shirt that has been pulled up to his chest, revealing his stomach. In the background, a group of African-American people look on.
Date: unknown

[Group Views the Back of an Ambulance]

Description: Photograph of a group of people looking into the back of an ambulance. The back doors of the ambulance are open. There are four women (one of whom is looking away from the ambulance), an older man in a Dallas Fire Department uniform, and an older man wearing glasses. In the background is the concave corner of a brick building or room. On the back of the photograph is a stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: 1974-04-1u
Creator: Brock, Charles W.

[Dallas Fire Department Ambulance in Garage]

Description: Photograph of a man standing by the driver door of a Dallas Fire Department ambulance parked in a garage. The man's back is to the camera. The ambulance is halfway out the large garage doorway, facing outwards. On the back of the photograph are stamps giving information about the photo and dimensions for cropping.
Date: August 18, 1974

[Destroyed Camper Vehicle]

Description: Photograph of a wrecked camper vehicle. Most of the outer shell of the camper is missing, the metal structure is bent and buckled, the top of the cab is gone, and there is debris from the vehicle laying around the camper, including cushions and part of the front grill. There is a red fire extinguisher standing upright next to the camper. There are other, intact campers behind and around the destroyed camper. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photo.
Date: July 7, 1976
Creator: Myers

[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

[Destroyed Mobile Home]

Description: Photograph of a destroyed mobile home - the wrecked frame of the vehicle parked between two other, intact mobile homes. All three vehicles are in front of a large garage with two doors, just visible beyond the far mobile home. A man in blue jeans and a blue and white plaid shirt stands in the debris (including large square pillow, pieces of the outer shell of the vehicle, and some electronic parts) just in front of the destroyed mobile home frame. Another person in orange bell-bottom pants is partially visible beyond the mobile home. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photographer, the printer, and the date of the photographer.
Date: July 7, 1976
Creator: Myers

[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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[Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
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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