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[Tornado Destruction in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado in Dallas, Texas. A car is pressed up against a wall on the left. Its roof has been ripped off and it is surrounded by debris. Another car is parked to the right, and appears to have sustained less damage.
Date: April 1957
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.

[Tornado Destruction in Dallas, Texas]

Description: Photograph of destruction caused by a tornado in Dallas, Texas. Cars are parked on the road, which is covered in dirt. The houses on both sides of the street are largely intact, and people stand on the porch of one to the right. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.

[Caved-In Roof After Fire]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of the smoking, caved-in roof of a building. A brick wall on the right, and a brick and wood wall with windows in the background are still standing. Many charred wooden slats and planks are visible amidst the rubble. In the bottom right corner is an embossed "Photo By Dallas Fire Dept." stamp. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, the number "16." written in handwritten in red ink, and information about the photograph.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Dallas Firefighters Use Aerial Platform to Fight a Fire]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Fire Department firefighters using a fire engine with an aerial platform called "Snorkel No. 2" to spray a water hose at a smoking building visible on the right. More uniformed firefighters on the ground use three more water hoses to hose down the building. The hoses are all connected to a fire engine on the left, and another fire engine is partially visible on the right, in front of a traffic light. Two men who are not in firefighting uniforms, one holding a camera to his chest, stand amidst the pile of water hoses in the middle ground. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, the number "2" written handwritten in red ink, and information about the photograph.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Fire on the Roof of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a partially obscured, smoking fire on top of a brick building. The building is part of a row of other brick buildings that are visible at the bottom of the photo, one of which has a sign reading, "Piccadilly Cafeteria." Along the face of the buildings, fire escape ladders and staircases are attached. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label with text stricken-out, red handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Firefighters Hose Down Smoking Building From Above]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters on an aerial platform, using firefighting hoses to spray water into dark clouds of smoke above a building. The building has a semi-circle striped awning, with the numbers "1417" on it, and a traffic light pole in front of and to the left of the awning. Beyond the aerial platform crane arm, a sign reading "Piccadilly Cafeteria" is partially visible through the smoke, along with another building. The top of the fire engine attached to the aerial platform and two more firefighters are partially visible along the bottom of the photo. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Firefighters Use Aerial Platform to Hose Down Building]

Description: Photograph of uniformed firefighters spraying water hoses at a smoking building - from the ground and from an aerial platform. Much of the building is obscured by smoke and darkness, but part of a sign for a barbecue restaurant is partially visible. Some of the firefighters' names are visible or partially visible on the backs of their firefighting jackets. The back of the aerial platform fire engine is partially visible on the left and there are coils of fire hoses in the street in front of it. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, a small number "8" handwritten in red ink in the top right corner, and information about the photo.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Firefighters Use Aerial Platforms to Firefight]

Description: Photograph of a street view of two fire engines (one on the left, partially obscured by a brick building on the left, and another in the center) with their aerial platforms extended towards a smoking brick building in the center background. Two firefighters stand on the platform in the center, and at least one firefighter stands on the other platform. On the ground, other firefighters, another fire engine, and two emergency trucks are visible. The smoking building is connected to other buildings on either side, which are obscured by buildings on either side of the street in the middle ground. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label with text crossed out, handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[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

[Row of Firefighters in Front of Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of a row of uniformed Dallas Fire Department firefighters (two of which are wearing light-colored uniforms and white helmets) facing a row of smoking brick buildings, one of which bears the sign "Prime Steaks - Barbecue." There are metal ladders and fire escape staircases mounted to the front of the buildings. Two fire engines are partially visible on the right and a firefighter on an aerial platform is visible in the top left of the photo. Two men in civilian clothes stand behind the firefighters, amidst a pile of the fire hoses some of the firefighters are using to spray down the building. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label with text stricken out, red, handwritten text in the upper right corner, and information about the photo.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas

[Smoke Pours From Dallas Federal Savings & Loan Building]

Description: Photograph of a large cloud of dark smoke pouring out from the Dallas Federal Savings & Loan building, visible on the right. In the street in front of the building, to the left, are four small fire engines and a group of fighters in firefighting uniform. There is a man taking a photograph of the smoke in the center middle-ground of the photo. A large white, square clock jutting out from the side of the Savings & Loan building shows the time to be about 3:10 pm. On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off identifier label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and handwritten notes.
Date: January 7, 1964
Creator: Eamon, Kennedy
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[Rescuers in Rubble of 2 Alarm Explosion]

Description: Photograph of a large group of firefighters, police officers, and men in suits standing in the brick and cinder-block rubble of a destroyed building. In the center, two men in suits and two firefighters carry a gurney with a bundle of cloth on it. In the background, another building is visible beyond the remaining corner of the destroyed building. News reporters with handheld cameras stand at the back left of the group. On the back of the photograph are two labels (one partially torn off), two stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: December 1, 1961
Creator: Fisher, Pete

[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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[Firefighters Hosing Down Burning Tires]

Description: Wide-shot photograph of four firefighters in firefighting suits, hosing down burning tires on the left. Two of the firefighters hold one hose while the other two hold another hose, pointed at a spot farther away. A large tree stands just beyond the farthest firefighters, and there are more trees barely visible in the background. There are a few stacks of tires obscuring the closest firefighters and much of the background on the left is obscured by smoke. On the back of the photograph are a label and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the photographer and date.
Date: January 20, 1960
Creator: Flynn, Johnny

[Chest Pains Call]

Description: Photograph of a Dallas Fire Department paramedic with a rolling, metal gurney in front of an ambulance. Beyond the gurney, on the left, is another paramedic, facing away from the camera. The back right door of the ambulance is open, and there is text above the back door that reads "Dallas 32." There are two labels on the back giving information about the photo.
Date: July 1991
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.

[Chest Pains Call]

Description: Photograph of three Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics pulling a woman on a gurney. The woman (facing away from the camera) is wearing slippers and is strapped to the gurney sitting up. One of paramedics is standing at the head of the gurney, another is standing on the left side (on the other side of the gurney) of the woman, and the other paramedic is holding onto the foot of the gurney (most of his body is obscured by the wall of a brick building. There is a large metal unit, and a grassy area with trees. There is a label on the back of the photograph with the photo's title and date.
Date: July 1991
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.

[Civilian receives lifesaving award]

Description: Photograph of a male civilian standing with seven members of the Dallas Fire Department's Station 11, including the fire chief. The civilian, who has dark, curly hair and mustache, is to the right of the fire chief. The chief is wearing a formal uniform and holding a certificate. The firefighters surround them on either side and behind them. On the side of the ambulance behind the group of men is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." There is a label on the back of the photograph with information about the photo.
Date: January 1992
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.

[Dallas Morning News Reporter Interview Paramedics]

Description: Photograph of two Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics (Parke Mainz and James Landers) in casual uniform standing with a reporter inside a dinghy white room. The reporter is holding a small notepad, pen, and electrical device. Behind them is an open, small white door (the interior of which is concealed by the men) and a large open doorway leading outside, where the brick exterior of the building is just barely visible. There is a window in the wall to their right. There are two labels on the back of the photograph giving information about the photo, including one that reads, "711 Paramedics Parke Mainz and James Landers talk with a Dallas Morning News Reporter.
Date: unknown
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.

[Paramedics at Major Accident]

Description: Photograph of a male Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedic standing with two women (to his left) alongside a busy, multi-lane road. The woman on the far left is holding a piece of paper. Beyond them, a small car is parked at an angle on the shoulder of the busy road. In the background, several cars are driving by, and a tall, multi-story building with large glass windows is visible. There is a label on the back of the photograph with the photo's title and date.
Date: July 1991
Creator: Garcia, Carolyn S.