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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]

Description: 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.
Date: November 11, 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]

Description: 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.
Date: January 29, 1971
Item Type: Photograph
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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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[Dallas Fire Station 48 Engine]

Description: 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.
Date: May 25, 1972
Item Type: Photograph
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[Firefighters and Fire Engines]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and Fire Engines]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and Flipped Car]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and Small Boy on Two Fire Engines]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters at Fire Station 17]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters at Station 6]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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[Firefighter Group Photo]

Description: 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.
Date: August 22, 1947
Creator: Martin, Linwood J.
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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[Fire Station 4 and Horse-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Station 6 and Firefighters]

Description: 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.
Date: May 24, 1947
Creator: Martin, Linwood J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Station 15]

Description: 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.
Date: July 1946
Creator: Martin, Linwood J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Station 1 Engine in the Shop]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Station #3 and Fire Engine]

Description: 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.
Date: February 23, 2011
Item Type: Photograph
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[Fire Chief Funk, Assistant Chief Long with Chief's car]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Engine and Fire Station]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Engine With Equipment On Top]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph