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[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

[Aerial Photograph of Burning Building]

Description: Aerial photograph of a burning, multi-story building at the corner of Elm and Lamar St. in Dallas, partially obscured by smoke. On the ground and in the streets, multiple fire engines and emergency vehicles attend the fire. Three of the trucks have long ladders extended, and firefighters at the tops of the ladders hold hoses pointed at the building, spraying large streams of water. The city is also visible around the burning building. Large hoses cover the streets between and around the fire engines.
Date: July 23, 1961

[Firefighters and Fire Engines]

Description: Photograph of firefighters out of uniform standing in front of two yellow, Ford fire engines. From left to right, the firefighters are: Clay Miller, Vernon Patterson, J. R. Hancockl, Reed Russell, H. C. McElwee, T. C. Graves, and John Rupe. The fire engine on the left has a lift. Behind the trucks is the one-story, brick station, and beyond the station is a group of trees. On the back of the photograph is a red, handwritten "19."
Date: unknown

[Firefighters and Flipped Car]

Description: Photograph of firefighters and mobile intensive care officers tending to a car flipped in the middle of a two-lane street. One of the firefighters is only wearing the top of the part of a firefighting suit with jeans and is pointing a fire hose at the flipped car. A fire engine and a mobile intensive care unit are behind the firefighters and flipped car. Trees and power lines border either side of the street, and a low brick wall isvisible in the back left of the background.
Date: unknown

[Firefighters and Small Boy on Two Fire Engines]

Description: Photograph of two fire engines parked in the driveway of a two-story brick building with two open garage doors. The engine on the left is smaller than the one on the right. Five out of uniform firefighters sit on the engine on the left, while four out of uniform firefighters and a small boy sit and stand on the engine on the right. To the right of the brick building is a small wooden house and a billboard for a movie event. On the back of the photograph is an identifier label that hasn't been filled in and a handwritten note identifying one of the firefighters as "Benningfield."
Date: unknown

[Firefighters at Fire Station 17]

Description: Photograph of 5 firefighters in uniform standing in front of a fire engine at Dallas Fire Station 17. From left to right, the firefighters are: Coffee, Randall, Collier, Hall, and Lt. Short. Part of the fire station (a brick, one-story building) is visible on the left, while another brick building is visible in the background. There are two small holes at the top of the photograph, one on the top left and the other on the top right. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph giving information about the photo.
Date: unknown

[Firefighters at Station 6]

Description: Photograph of the five firefighters standing in uniform in front of a fire engine at Dallas Fire Station 6. From left to right, the firefighters are: Captain Williams, Cain, Winterbauer, Webb, and Buckalew. Part of the station - a brick building - is barely visible on the left, behind the fire truck. In the background, a residential neighborhood is visible, including houses, trees, and shrubs. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph that gives information about the photo.
Date: unknown

[Fire Station 4 and Horse-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn fire engine and eight firefighters in the street in front of a multi-story fire station whose sign reads, "No 4 Engine Company." Two firefighters stand in front of the fire engine, one firefighter sits in the driver's seat, holding the reins to two horses, and five firefighters stand in front of one of two garage doors. The corner of a bed is visible through an open window on the second story of the station. Two buildings are just visible on either side of the station.
Date: unknown

[Fire Station 1 Engine in the Shop]

Description: Photograph of seven firefighters and repairmen standing in a line in front of a fire engine. The men are, in order from left to right: Captain King, Prewitt, Redwine, Lattimer, Towers, O.C. Martin, and Gass. The fire engine is parked facing right, halfway in the driveway and halfway in the street. The brick fire station is barely visible on the left, along with some trees, and in the background, a church, some small businesses, a sign for "Hasty-Tasty," and some trees are visible. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note with information about the photo.
Date: unknown

[Fire Engine and Fire Station]

Description: A street-view photograph of a two-story, brick fire station with two open garage doors and a fire engine parked in its driveway. There is a fire hydrant in the lawn to the left of the station, and another brick building on the right side of the station. There are notes written backwards in green ink in the top left corner of the photo. On the back of the photograph is a label with identifier information, and handwritten notes that are partially obscured by a tear in the paper.
Date: unknown

[Fire Engine With Equipment On Top]

Description: Photograph of a fire truck parked on a dirt road in a thinly wooded area. On top of the truck is a platform with two mounted, metal canons, and on the front of the truck, just below the grill, a metal cable is looped between and through two metal rings. In the background, on the right, is a small canal and a sign that says, "Danger, Keep Out."
Date: unknown

[Firefighters and a Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits working on the ground and two firefighters working on ladders to contain a smoking, multi-story, brick building at the St. Paul Hospital. Part of the building and one of the ladders is obscured by dark smoke. Most of the firefighters are facing away from the camera and are working to get in through the windows. Part of a fire engine with a ladder is visible in the far left background.
Date: unknown

[Firefighter's Ladders Propped Up Against Smoking Building]

Description: Photograph of ladders propped up against a smoking, multi-story, brick building, and fire hoses coiled on the icy street in front of the building. A firefighter on the left, exiting the building, steps over several of the hoses, while other firefighters and bystanders stand just beyond the building. More buildings are visible in the background beyond the smoking building. The rear of a fire engine and its ladder is partially visible on the right. A light-colored vehicle is parked in front of the building.
Date: January 29, 1961

[Firefighters Hosing Down a Burning Building]

Description: Photograph of a burning, smoking, brick building, connected to other, similar brick buildings in a U-shape. A firefighter standing on some sort of platform from across the courtyard sprays the top of the burning building. The entire scene is hazy with smoke, but two chimneys on the burning building are visible. On the bottom border of the photograph is the embossed name of the photographer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Martin, Linwood J.

[Firefighters Stand in Front of Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed firefighters standing in a line in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Edwards, Sullivan, Allen, Hendrix, and Lieutenant Owens. In the background, several business signs are visible, including some for Mobilgas and Mobiloil. A firefighting helmet hangs from the side of the fire engine. There are also cars parked along a street in the background.
Date: unknown

[Firefighters Standing in Front of Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed firefighters standing in a line in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Edwards, Sullivan, Allen, Hendrix, and Lieutenant Owens. In the background, several business signs are visible, and there are cars parked along a street. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, one on the top left and one on the top right. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph identifying the firefighters in the photo and noting that there are two copies of the photo.
Date: unknown

[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaking Ground]

Description: 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.
Date: January 24, 1975

[Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce Breaks Ground]

Description: 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.
Date: January 24, 1975

[Truck Shop Crew Members and Fire Engine]

Description: Photograph of six fire truck shop crew members standing in a line in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the crew members are: Towers, Martin, Redwine, Lattimer, Collier, and Hahnl. The fire engine is parked facing left, in a street in front of an empty, grassy, fenced-in lot with trees and shrubs. In the background, there are buildings and houses surrounding the lot. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note with information about the photo.
Date: unknown

[Four Men Breaking Ground]

Description: Photograph of four men wearing suits, ties, and hard hats at a construction site - one man is in uniform. Each man is holding a shovel, and directly behind them and to the left, a small portion of the back of a fire engine is visible. Another shovel is propped up against a table to their right. In the background, there are several cars, a brick building, trees, and telephone poles.
Date: unknown

[Two-Story Building on Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two-story building engulfed in fire and smoke. The fire inside can be seen through the building's many windows. In front of the building, several firefighters are silhouetted, pointing hoses at the building. Power lines criss-cross the top of the shot. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes, a large brown stain, and a portion.
Date: July 23, 1961

[Two Fire Trucks at Station 4]

Description: Photograph of two fire engines in the driveway and street in front of Dallas Fire Station 4. The station is a two-story brick building with two garage doors, and is surrounded by other brick buildings (including an auto parts store on the left). Five firefighters in uniform are sitting or standing on the fire engine on the left, and eight firefighters are sitting or standing on the fire engine on the right. There is a sticker on the back giving information about the photograph.
Date: unknown