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[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

[Burned Rubble Inside a Multi-story Building]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a brick, multi-story building. The floor is covered in ash and burned rubble, with a hole in the floor against the wall, and on the back wall, three windows are partially visible. A large metal beams stretches across the space, extending out of view on the right. A man in white overalls stands to the right of the hole in the floor, with his back to camera. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label with text stricken out, handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: February 21, 1964

[Inside a Fire Damaged Building]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a burned and collapsing building. Wooden slats and beams dangle from above, and ash, burned rubble and wooden boards cover the floor in piles. On the left, a decorative metal panel hangs out from the wall, and on the right, the dark tiled wall is missing many tiles. In the distant background, a man is standing with his back to the camera. On the back of the photograph is a red-bordered label with text stricken out, handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: February 21, 1964

[Burned Out Building Without a Roof]

Description: Photograph of an upwards angled view of the inside of a burned out brick building with no roof. Wires and other burned fixtures hang from the burned walls inside. At the bottom of the photo, piles of large beams and other rubble are visible, as well as an African-American man facing left (visible only from the shoulders up). Through the space where the roof should be, the sky and a tall brick building are visible. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
Date: March 5, 1964

[Inside a Fire Damaged Multi-Story Building]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a burnt out multi-story building, taken from the bottom floor. Windows from the two floors above are visible on the brick walls, along with hanging wires and fixtures. A man in a cap stands in front of a huge pile of large, charred debris, while another man operates a shoveling machine just beyond him. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes and information about the photo.
Date: March 5, 1964

[Burned Bin Sitting in Ash and Rubble]

Description: Photograph of a burned and warped square bin sitting in against a burned wall, amidst ash and small bits of unidentifiable rubble. Inside the bin is more ash and small pieces of burnt rubble. On the bottom left of the photograph, there is a small, circular, embossed stamp that reads, "Photo By Dallas Fire Dept." On the back of the photograph is a stamp filled in with handwritten information about the photo.
Date: March 10, 1964

[Firefighter Standing in Lot Behind Superior Bowling Lanes]

Description: Photograph of a uniformed firefighter standing in a bare, dirt lot behind Superior Bowling Lanes (a one-story, light-colored cinder-block building). The firefighter is wearing glasses and is looking at something out of shot on the left. Partially visible through the smoke above the building, a stream of water is directed at smoke from an aerial platform that extends up and out of shot. Beyond the building, on the right, a one-story house is visible through the smoke. On the back of the photograph are notes giving the location and date of the fire in handwritten blue ink.
Date: April 9, 1964

[Firefighters Fight Fire at Superior Bowling Lanes]

Description: Photograph of a close-up view of the front of Superior Bowling Lanes as it smokes. In the foreground, the top of a fire engine, with "Dallas Fire Dept." on the side, is visible. On an aerial platform in the right background, two firefighters spray a hose into a window of the building. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes giving the Superior Bowling Lanes' address and the date.
Date: April 9, 1964

[Smoking Roof of Superior Bowling Lanes Building]

Description: Photograph of the roof of Superior Bowling Lanes (a one-story, light-colored cinder-block building), which is partially obscured by smoke. A large ventilation unit sits on the roof, and an electrical pole stands on the left, connected to the building by four long wires. On the back of the photograph are notes giving the address of Superior Bowling Lanes and the date of the fire, in handwritten blue ink.
Date: April 9, 1964

[Dallas Firefighters and Truck]

Description: Photograph of nine uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine, which is parked in the driveway of a two-story, brick building. The building is slightly visible on the left of the photograph; a small portion of the front lawn, sidewalk, and curb are visible on the bottom left. There are trees in the background and a puddle of water in front of the firefighters. On the back of the photograph are a label with the words, "Old 24's," as well as the typewritten date.
Date: April 16, 1964

[Dallas County Courthouse Construction]

Description: Photograph of the metal frame of the unfinished, multi-story Dallas County Courthouse. From out of shot on the left, a stream of water is directed at the building. Inside the framework, two staircases going up the whole building are visible. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note identifying the building as the Dallas County Courthouse and giving the date.
Date: June 19, 1964
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[Firefighters Hose Down an Unfinished Building]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters on two ladders, using hoses to spray a multi-story, unfinished building. The heads and shoulders of two more firefighters are visible at the bottom of the photograph, and a man in khakis crouches in front of the closest ladder. The background and the top left portion of the building is obscured by smoke. On the back of the photograph is a label, a handwritten note, and two stamps giving information about the photo.
Date: June 19, 1964

[Burnt and Fire-Damaged Inside of a Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a burnt-out area of the Dallas Neiman-Marcus's interior, next to an escalator. Ashes and charred debris cover the floor and the escalator, which is visible beyond a burnt railing and part of a wall on the left. The brick wall at the back has been blackened, and wires hang from the low, peeling ceiling above. The wall on the right is also peeling. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Fire - Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
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[Burnt Home-ware Section of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a a view down a row of fire-damaged and partially fire-damaged home-ware products in Neiman-Marcus. Some of the items include praying Buddha statues, vases, boxes, bowls, cabinets, urns, serving platters, wall art, knick-knacks, and more. Behind the shelves on the right is a staircase leading out of shot (towards the camera), and behind the products on the left is wall. The ceiling and staircase are damaged and peeling, and ash covers the floor. On the back of the photo is an identifier label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads, "Fire- Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
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[Crowd Watches Smoking Neiman-Marcus Building]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people watching smoke billow from the fifth floor windows of the Neiman-Marcus building across the street. A long ladder extends from a fire engine on the ground (partially visible beyond the crowd) up to the smoking windows. An aerial platform reaches up to another building beside the Neiman-Marcus. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the lamppost next to the onlookers and strung between the Neiman-Marcus and the building across the street (which is out of shot on the right). On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads: "On - Lookers -"
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
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[Fire-Damaged Clothes at Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of four clothing racks with a few hangers and clothing items, lined up horizontally. On the floor beneath the racks are piles of clothes, and behind the racks is a wall with a support column. In the background, on the left, are a partially visible door, a pot plant on the floor, and a blackened space obscured by the clothing racks. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, handwritten notes, and a label, all giving information about the photo.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
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[Fire Engines Outside Burning Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of fire engines and large fire hoses in the street in front of a smoking, glowing Neiman-Marcus in Dallas. There is at least one uniformed firefighter spraying a hose at the building from the aerial platform of the closest fire engine. A large group of uniformed firefighters to the left of the fire engine, and a smaller group of firefighters in the background (further down the street). Two long ladders are visible beyond the aerial platform, with a large stream of water coming from the top of each ladder. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the streetlamps on either side of the street and strung between the buildings on either side of the street. On the back of the photograph are a torn-off identification label, a smudged stamp identifying the photograph, and handwritten notes giving information about the fire.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy
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[Neiman-Marcus Fire, North Side Street View]

Description: Photograph of a street view of the north side of Neiman-Marcus, with more buildings visible in the background. The fire inside is visible through the windows on the left and the display windows on the ground. On the fifth floor, the fire has burst out of one of the windows. On the ground, two small ladders are propped up against the building and one firefighter stands on the left while another stands further down the street, on the right. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the lampposts and strung between the Neiman-Marcus building and the building across the street (which is out of shot on the right). On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, an unreadable stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: December 19, 1964
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[Smoke Billowing From Windows of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a close-up view of the top of the Neiman-Marcus building as smoke billows out of the top windows. On the left, a ladder extends up into one of the windows, and at the right-center, two fighters spray water at the building from an aerial platform. The aerial platform's crane arm read, "Dallas Fire Department," and extends out of shot on the right. On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and handwritten notes about the fire.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
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[Street View of Burning Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of two fire engines parked side by side in the street in front of a multi-story Neiman-Marcus, pouring from which are smoke and flames. The Neiman-Marcus building is surrounded on either side be more buildings (one on the very far left of the photo has a fire escape staircase along its front). On the ground, a small group of firefighters are gathered by a traffic light in front of the smaller building to the Neiman-Marcus's left. Beyond the two fire engines are another barely visible fire engine and a giant Santa Claus decoration in the middle of the street (the decoration is about 4 stories tall). On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off label, two faded stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the fire.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy
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[Two Firefighters Sit on Curb in Front of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters (both in full uniform except for helmets) sitting on the curb in front of the glass entrance of a Neiman-Marcus. The firefighter on the left has partially turned around to look at two more uniformed firefighters and a police officer entering the building. There is a fire hose lying in front of the seated firefighters, a short ladder propped up on the left against the building, and snowflake shapes on the awning covering. On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off identification label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads, "Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy
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