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[Firemen of 1895]

Description: Photograph of seven men wearing fireman uniforms, three sitting and four standing, with two young boys bookending the line of firemen.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Horsedrawn Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of three men behind the reigns of a horse-drawn buggy with a water engine at the rear, and a young boy in overalls standing nearby. John Clark sits on the left, notable for his figure immortalized on the Firemen's Monument in Fair Park. At the center is Dutch Herman, a civilian, and on the right is Al Kaufman. The boy in overalls is known as W. J. "Bill" Cox.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph

[Chief Horace F. McGee Scrapbook, Volume 1]

Description: Scrapbook of Horace McGee, Fire Chief of Dallas, Texas. The scrapbook contains drawings, photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the department and cover such topics as fires, equipment malfunctions, and community relations.
Date: 1900~
Creator: McGee, Horace F.
Item Type: Book

[Chief Horace F. McGee Scrapbook, Volume 2]

Description: Scrapbook of Horace McGee, Fire Chief of Dallas, Texas. The scrapbook contains photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the department and cover such topics as fires, equipment malfunctions, and community relations.
Date: 1900~
Creator: McGee, Horace F.
Item Type: Book

[Dallas Fire Department Annual, 1901]

Description: Book containing photographs of Dallas firefighters as well as their position and dates of appointment. In addition, the book also features numerous advertisements and images of the Dallas area.
Date: 1901
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Book

[Firemen Banquet]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men seated around a table set with dishes and flowers. These are the firemen of Central Station during 1906 or 1908.
Date: 1908~
Item Type: Photograph

[1909 Firemen]

Description: Photograph of eleven men in Fireman uniforms sitting in two rows in front of the fire house.
Date: April 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Firemen of 1909]

Description: Photograph of six men, three seated and three standing behind them, dressed in black in front of a brick building.
Date: October 1, 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[John Erickson and Firemen]

Description: Photograph of two rows of firemen, the front row sitting and the back row standing. John Erickson stands in the back row, the third man to the right.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Water Tower Test in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of three men, two wearing suits and one man in the center wearing a Fireman's uniform. From left to right, the men's names are Chief Gerguson from Fort Worth, Anderson Houston from South West English Dallas, and Johnnie Southwell from Beaumont.
Date: April 10, 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of a tower operated by two men at the base to spray water from the top.
Date: April 23, 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Christmas 1933]

Description: Photograph of one row of men wearing dark trousers, black ties, white shirts, and black caps standing in front of a small open-cab fire engine.
Date: December 25, 1933
Item Type: Photograph

[Central 1937]

Description: Photograph of two rows of men in Fireman uniform, the front row seated while the second row stands.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Barbecue Diner Fire]

Description: Photograph of a car crashed into a one story barbecue restaurant with Dr. Pepper signs, at the corner of Harwood and Corinth street. Two were killed in the accident.
Date: May 14, 1945
Item Type: Photograph