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[Firemen at Stairway]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing black uniforms with silver buttons and badges at the foot of a stairway.
[Fire Station No. 34]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing dark uniforms with silver buttons and badges standing in front of a fire truck that is parked outside a brick building with the words "Fire Station No. 34" written on the wall.
[Fireman Chaplain Reverend Logan]
Photograph of an older man wearing a black coat and a white helmet that reads "Chaplain." This man was Reverend Logan, the fire department's chaplain.
[Fire Loss Winners from District 3C]
Photograph of three rows of men standing with the front row seated.
[Firemen at Staircase]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing black uniforms with silver buttons and badges at the foot of a stairway.
[2nd Paramedic Class]
Photograph of three rows of men wearing black trousers and light colored button-up shirts. The first row is on one knee, the second sits, and the third stands.
[Dallas Fire Department Station #19]
Photograph of Dallas Fire Department Fire Station No. 19. Two fire trucks are parked in the building, and another is parked just outside.
[Dallas Firefighters on Stairway]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing black uniforms with silver buttons and badges at the foot of the staircase, with two more rows on the first stairway.
[Dallas Firefighters 1978]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing black uniforms with silver buttons and badges in front of a stairway.
[Dallas Firemen 1970]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing dark suits with firemen hats standing in front of a white stone building.
[Dallas Firemen 1979]
Photograph of three rows of men wearing black trousers and lighter colored button up shirts on the brick steps of a courtyard.
[Dallas Firemen 1972]
Photograph of four rows of men wearing black trousers and lighter button-up shirts standing in front of a building with the number "1936" written above the door.
[Dallas Firemen 1970 2]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing dark suits with firemen hats standing in front of a white stone building.
[Dallas Firemen 1978]
Photograph of two rows of men wearing dark colored uniforms standing in front of a white stone building.
[Dallas Firemen in Courtyard]
Photograph of three rows of men wearing dark uniforms with silver badges standing on the brick steps of a courtyard.
[District 4 A Award Winners]
Photograph of three rows of men wearing dark uniforms in front of a red fire truck. These men are members of District 4 "A" who each won an award.
[District 7 1974]
Photograph of three rows of men wearing dark colored uniforms standing in front of a naval ship.
[Dallas Firemen Class #5]
Photograph of five rows of men wearing black trousers and lighter button-up shirts standing in front of a building with the number "1936" written above the door.
[Dallas Firemen Class #3]
Photograph of four rows of men wearing black trousers and light button-up shirts standing in front of a building with the number "1936" written above the door.
[Dallas Paramedic Class]
Photograph of three rows of men with black trousers and light long sleeved shirts.
[Dallas EMT Class #2]
Photograph of four rows of men wearing black trousers and lighter colored shirts on the steps of a building with the number "1936" written above the glass doors.
[Chief Hendrix Speaking to Reporters]
Photograph of the fire department Chief Hendrix speaking to a male reporter who holds an audio recorder to his mouth, while a female reporter in a coat waits on the other side.
[Retired Firemen In Front of Engine]
Photograph of two rows of four older men dressed in suits and casual ties, standing in front of an old fashioned fire engine.
[Group with Plaque]
Photograph of six young people wearing white shirts and black ties. Their names, from left to right, are Karen Bass, Debra Carlin, Kevin Sipes, Phyllis Allen, Ruth Crow, and Ramaro Lopez.
[Three Fire Chiefs]
Photograph of three men wearing flame-retardant firemen uniforms. From left to right, their names are Chief Hendrix, Chief Spillman, and Chief H. E. Paris.
[Young People With Plaque]
Photograph of seven men and women in white shirts and ties gathered around a plaque.
[Dallas EMT Class]
Photograph of four rows of men wearing black trousers with a lighter colored shirt standing in front of a building with the number "1936" written above the glass doors.
[EMT Class]
Photograph of three rows of men wearing black trousers and light button up shirts, the first row on one knee and the next two standing.
[Chief Hendrix at Desk]
Photograph of an older man wearing a black suit sitting at a desk with a pen ready to put to paper.
[Dallas Fire Department 18 Firefighters]
Photograph of the firefighters at Dallas Fire Department 18 standing and kneeling in uniform in front of one of the station's fire engines. The men are arranged in two rows. On the front row, from left to right, the firefighters are: Miguel Gonzalez, Daniel Canter Jr., and Edward Downy Davis. On the back row, from left to right, the firefighters are: George Fletcher, David Villarreal, and Joe C. Guzman. Only a small portion of the front of the fire engine is visible in the photo. On the back of the photograph are an identifier stamp and handwritten text identifying the men in the photo.
[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]
Photograph of three boys wearing different parts of a firefighting suit and climbing on the back of a fire engine that sits inside a fire station. A firefighter also stands on the back of the truck, watching the boys as they play with a fire hose. The bottom of the photograph has text that reads, "Dallas Fire Department." There is information about the photograph on the back.
[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]
Photograph of a clown, a man in a firefighting suit, and a uniformed firefighter standing in front of a curtain at Dallas Fire Station 33. Directly behind them, children sit in a small, raked seating area framed by a "Bozo's Big Top" circus wagon cut-out. On the left of the men is a drum with triangles on it. On the bottom border of the photo is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." On the back of the photograph are dimensions and lines for cropping the photo, and two stamps with identifier information and the date.
[Dallas Fire Station 48 Engine]
Photograph of the Dallas Fire Station 48 fire engine parked in front of the station. Two firefighters in uniform sit in the driver and passenger seat of the fire engine, while another firefighter stand on the truck, behind the cab. Behind the fire engine, the garage door is open. There are handwritten notes on the bottom border of the photograph. On the back of the photograph is typewritten and stamped information about the photo, as well as handwritten notes.
[Firefighters and Yellow Fire Engine]
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.
[Firefighters Climb Fire Engine Ladder]
Photograph of two firefighters climbing a fire engine ladder while two firefighters stand on the the fire engine below - three of the firefighters are waving to the photographer. The truck sits in the driveway of Dallas Fire Station 34, a one-story brick building with two visible garage doors. The street is visible in the foreground. There is printed information about the photograph on the back.
[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaking Ground]
Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table. There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.
[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaks Ground]
Photograph of eight men in suits, coats, and hard hats at a ground breaking ceremony on an empty dirt lot. The men are standing on a long platform of wooden planks, and one of the men is standing at a short podium on a small table covered by a red tablecloth. Two small speakers sit on either end of the platform There are nine shovels propped up against the table. In the background, leafless trees, power lines, and the tops of buildings are partially visible. On the back of the photograph is an identifier stamp with the date typewritten.
[Yellow Fire Engine In the City]
Photograph of a side-view of a yellow, Dallas Fire Department Station 18 fire engine. The truck is parked in front of a long, brown brick, one-story building. In the background, there are two white towers, one of which extends out of shot. A street is visible in front of the small, narrow parking lot where the engine is parked. 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.
[Destroyed Mobile Home]
Photograph of a destroyed mobile home - the wrecked frame of the vehicle parked between two other, intact mobile homes. All three vehicles are in front of a large garage with two doors, just visible beyond the far mobile home. A man in blue jeans and a blue and white plaid shirt stands in the debris (including large square pillow, pieces of the outer shell of the vehicle, and some electronic parts) just in front of the destroyed mobile home frame. Another person in orange bell-bottom pants is partially visible beyond the mobile home. On the back of the photograph are two stamps with information about the photographer, the printer, and the date of the photographer.
[Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram]
Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram]
Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
[Aerial Lift Crane Used to Reach Sky Tram Car]
Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
[Aerial Lift Crane Reaching Towards Sky Tram Car]
Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
[Firefighters Rescue Sky Tram Rider at the Fair]
Upwards angle photograph of two firefighters climbing up a long, extending rescue ladder to a blue and grey sky tram car suspended from a wire cable. One firefighter is at the top of the ladder, helping a woman descend the ladder, while the other firefighter is still climbing near the bottom of the ladder. The firefighters are both wearing blue polo shirts and dark-colored pants. The sky covers the entire background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
[Aerial Lift Crane Rescue at State Fair of Texas]
Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
[Sky Tram Car in a Fair Games Booth]
A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped carnival game tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers that are part of the booth's game. Another booth is partially visible on the other side of the left tent wall. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
[Broken Sky Tram Car On Top of Carnival Tent]
Photograph of a scraped sky tram car on top of a red and white striped awning of a carnival booth. Four men stand in front of the booth's tent, and in the distant background, a helicopter can be seen in the sky. One of the men is holding a thin coil of rope and there is a yellow ladder beyond the group. There are two separate carnival booths in the tent., both of which have various toy prizes (including large, smiling, stuffed bananas). On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
[Sky Tram Car Inside of a Fair Games Booth]
A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped skee ball games tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers of the skee ball game. There is debris from the tent roof on the ground in front of the booth. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
[State Fair of Texas Sky Tram Rescue]
Photograph of a yellow fire engine with a long extension ladder that is reaching up to a yellow and grey sky tram car suspended from one of two parallel wire cables (which can be seen stretched horizontally across the top of the photo). There are two firefighters in casual uniform (blue polo shirt and dark-colored pants) climbing down the very bottom of the ladder. On the ground (from left to right) there is a crowd of onlookers to the left, three police officers and at least five firefighters, two park police cars, and a news van. In the background, the Texas Hall of State (a multi-story, cream colored stone building) can be seen on the left, and the huge cowboy statue, "Big Tex," can be seen on the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
[State Fair of Texas Sky Tram Rescue]
Photograph of a yellow fire engine with a long extension ladder that is reaching up to one of two sky tram cars. Each tram car is suspended from a parallel wire cable, both of which can be seen stretched horizontally across the top of the photo, and there are two people in each car. Two firefighters in casual uniform (blue polo shirt and dark-colored pants) climb the ladder - one on the middle of the ladder, and the other at the very top. On the ground there is a crowd of onlookers to the left, three police officers (one of whom is running off to the right) and several firefighters in the middle, a police car at the bottom left, and a news van just beyond the police car. In the background, the Texas Hall of State (a multi-story, cream colored stone building) can be seen on the left, and on the right is the huge cowboy statue, "Big Tex".