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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

[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