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[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

[Fire Station 8's Assistant Chief's Fire Engine]

Description: 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.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
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[Fire Station with Firefighters on a Fire Engine]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and Yellow Fire Engine]

Description: 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.
Date: March 14, 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and a Smoking Building]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters and Fire Engine at Fire Station 8]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters Look Up at a Smoking Window]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters (their backs facing the camera) looking up at a ladder extending up a tall brick building. Smoke is coming out of three windows, which are four stories above the firefighters, while people on the second story above the firefighters can be seen through the windows. The top of the fire engine they're standing on is just barely visible at the bottom left of the photograph. On the back of the photograph are two labels, and extensive handwritten notes about the fire.
Date: February 28, 1962
Creator: Kennedy, Eamon
Item Type: Photograph

[Firefighters of Fire Station 5]

Description: Photograph of ten Dallas Fire Station 5 engine and truck crew members standing in front of and leaning against a fire engine. Most of the men have partially wet shirts. One of the men is holding a pipe and another is wearing an officer's cap. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, label, typewritten text, and handwritten text giving information about the photo.
Date: August 22, 1947
Creator: Martin, Linwood J.
Item Type: Photograph
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