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[Fire Station 8's Assistant Chief's Fire Engine]
Photograph of 4 uniformed firefighters standing in front of the Assistant Chief's fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Clay, Watson, Cody, and Chief Meador. The fire engine is parked in the driveway of Dallas Fire Station 8, a brick building which is just barely visible on the left of the photograph. There are several trees beyond the fire engine, and beyond those, a residential neighborhood is visible. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, one on the left and one on the right, as well as a yellow sticky note on the back, giving information about the photo.
[Fire Station with Firefighters on a Fire Engine]
Photograph of a brick, two-story fire station with two fire engines parked in the driveway. Four firefighters stand or sit on each engine, while one firefighter stands between the two. There are several brick buildings visible on either side of the station, as well as cars parked on the left. In the bottom left of the photo is an embossed insignia. On the back of the photograph is a label with an identifier.
[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 at a Texhoma Store]
Photograph of a Texhoma Department Store, whose large, floor-to-ceiling front windows have been blown out. A group of firefighters and people in winter jackets are clustered to the left, in front of the store, while another group of three firefighters stand to the right in front of the store. Two hoses lay uncoiled in the parking lot in front of the store. Inside the store and just outside the windows, debris and half-destroyed products are visible. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph giving the address of the store.
[Firefighters and a Smoking Building]
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.
[Firefighters and Fire Engine at Fire Station 8]
Photograph of 5 uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Jack Whitehead, Winterbauer, Rufus Brown, Dowdy, and N. Cope. Dallas Fire Station 8 is just barely visible on the right. In the background, a white, two-story house and some trees are visible. There are two small holes at the top of the photograph, one on the left and one on the right, as well as a yellow sticky note on the back, giving information about the photo.
[Firefighter's Ladders Propped Up Against Smoking Building]
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.
[Firefighters Look Up at a Smoking Window]
Photograph of two firefighters (their backs facing the camera) looking up at a ladder extending up a tall brick building. Smoke is coming out of three windows, which are four stories above the firefighters, while people on the second story above the firefighters can be seen through the windows. The top of the fire engine they're standing on is just barely visible at the bottom left of the photograph. On the back of the photograph are two labels, and extensive handwritten notes about the fire.
[Firefighters of Fire Station 5]
Photograph of ten Dallas Fire Station 5 engine and truck crew members standing in front of and leaning against a fire engine. Most of the men have partially wet shirts. One of the men is holding a pipe and another is wearing an officer's cap. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, label, typewritten text, and handwritten text giving information about the photo.
[Firefighters on a Firefighting Vehicle at Station 39]
Photograph of four firefighters in firefighting suits (one of which is a lighter than the others), sitting in an open-air car that says "Chief D.F.D." on the side. The car is parked on a cobblestone road and there are multi-story brick buildings on either side of the road. Some of the buildings have lettering on the side. On the bottom border of the photo is printed text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." On the back of the photograph is a stamp with identifier information and the date.
[Firefighters Hosing Down Burning Tires]
Wide-shot photograph of four firefighters in firefighting suits, hosing down burning tires on the left. Two of the firefighters hold one hose while the other two hold another hose, pointed at a spot farther away. A large tree stands just beyond the farthest firefighters, and there are more trees barely visible in the background. There are a few stacks of tires obscuring the closest firefighters and much of the background on the left is obscured by smoke. On the back of the photograph are a label and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the photographer and date.
[Firefighters In Front of Fire Engine]
Photograph of six firefighters in uniform stand in a line in front of a fire engine (part of which is obscured). From left to right, the firefighters are: R. Thompson, E. Thompson, Cap. Mullenix, Rutherford, Frith, and Dunford. In the background, are a two Mobilgas signs, many electric poles, and cars parked along a street. There are two holes in the top of the photograph, one on the right and one on the left. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph giving information about the photograph.
[Firefighter's Ladder Extending Towards Smoking Building]
Photograph of fire engine ladder extended towards a smoking, multi-story, brick building with lots of windows and an open loading dock door. Much of the building is obscured by smoke. In the background, a building with a sign reading, "Sangers," is visible. Smaller ladders are propped up against the building on the ground. The heads and shoulders of some firefighters in the bottom right of the photo are just barely visible. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note giving the printer's information and the date.
[Firefighters on Fire Engine with a Bell]
Photograph of six firefighters in firefighting suits sitting on top of a fire engine. The fire engine is parked in front of a light-colored brick building with scaffolding on the left side. In the background, on the left, is a wood-paneled building with a sloped, tiled roof. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, one on the top left and one on the top right. There is handwritten text on the back, including a list of the firefighters pictured.
[Firefighters Rest With Refreshments]
Photograph of three firefighters sitting in front of a light-colored car on the right, two of them with their backs against the car's grill. Two other firefighters stand on the other side of the car. In the background, a firefighter climbs a ladder onto the roof of a light-colored brick building, where two other firefighters wait. Fire hoses lay in the street in front of the building. On the back of the photograph of are two labels with information about the photograph.
[Firefighters Sitting and Standing After Firefighting]
Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits sitting and standing around beside a brick building. The building is only partially visible on the right, and in the background to the left, more buildings are visible on the other side of a street. Fire hoses lay in loose coils on the ground and some of the firefighters are stepping over them. Most of the firefighters have their backs to the camera, and three firefighters look at something out of shot on the left. On the back of the photograph are two labels and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the date.
[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.
[Firefighters Climb Ladder Onto Roof of Smoking Building]
Photograph of a firefighter climbing up a ladder onto the roof of a smoking building, where three other firefighters are waiting. Three fire hoses are draped over the side of the building and back down to one of the fire engines parked in the street. The other fire engine is only partially visible on the right. Smoke obscures the sky above the building. On the back of the photograph are two labels and a stamp with information about the photo.
[Firefighters Eating Burgers at Station 36B]
Photograph of four firefighters eating burgers at a picnic-style table inside Station 36B. From left to right, the firefighters are: J.A. Roberts, Captain R. L. Bickley, J.D. Speak, and Wayne Wilkins. They are seated in front of three large windows covered by Venetian blinds. There is an embossed stamp on the bottom left of the photo. On the back of the photograph are a label with an identifier, a stamp with information about the photo, and handwritten notes identifying the firefighters.
[Firefighters Fight Love Field Hangar Fire]
Photograph of three firefighters in firefighting suits and two aircraft mechanics fighting a hangar fire at Love Field Airport in Dallas. One firefighter stands on the left in the foreground, pointing a water hose over the tops of white, charred brick walls in the right middle-ground and blackened debris. The two mechanics (one of whom is shirtless) point another water hose at a wall, and behind them, the two other firefighters point a water hose at the same wall.The air around the men is smoky and the sky above is hazy with smoke. On the back of the photograph is a label with orange writing giving the date and other information.
[Firefighters Hose Down an Unfinished Building]
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.
[Firefighters Hosing Down a Burning Building]
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.
[Firefighters Spray Down Smoking Building From Above]
Photograph of five firefighters hosing down a smoking building. One firefighter, in a bucket connected to a large metal arm, sprays water from above, while three on the ground (their backs to the camera) point another hose at the building. On the right side of the photo, another firefighter crouches with a hose that is not yet turned on. Another building is just barely visible on the left side of the photograph. On the back of the photograph are a stamp with identifier information and extensive handwritten notes on the fire in the photo.
[Firefighters Spray Down Unfinished Courthouse]
Extremely wide shot photograph of firefighters hosing down an unfinished courthouse building. The firefighters stand at the top of two long ladders, extending from fire engines parked in the street next to the construction site. A hose snakes along the street towards the truck and there is a large pool of water in the street. In the background, another building is visible, and on the far right of the photo, a small portion of the buildings lining the street can be seen. On the back of the photograph are a stamp with information on the photo, handwritten notes, and cropping instructions.
[Firefighters Stand in Front of Fire Engine]
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.
[Firefighters Standing in Front of Fire Engine]
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.
[Firefighters Standing in the Aftermath of a Hangar Fire]
Photograph of thirteen firefighters standing in the ashes and debris of a melted airplane in one of the Red Bird Airport Hangars. Most of the firefighters are facing away from the camera, and one of the firefighters holds a hose that has been turned off. Beyond the debris, on the far right, is another small airplane and aircraft maintenance equipment. The hangar door is partially open in the background. On the back of the photograph are two labels and handwritten notes giving information about the photo, including the date.
[Firefighters Clean Up Debris After a Blast]
Photograph of firefighters and other men cleaning up debris outside a white, wood-paneled house. Through one of the blasted-out windows, other men can be seen working inside the house. The three firefighters working outside the house are wearing gloves and are handling charred fabric and two pieces of furniture. Another man looks into the house through the far left window and a young boy watches from the far right. On the back of the photograph are two labels and two stamps giving information about the photo, including the date.
[Firefighter's Ladder Extending Towards Smoking Building on Pacific and Griffin]
Wide-shot photograph of a smoking, multi-story, brick building on the corner of Pacific and Griffin. A fire engine ladder extends up towards the building from a fire engine just out of shot on the left, and smaller ladders are propped up against the building from the ground. Hoses lay on the ground in the street in front of the building, all leading towards the firefighters. Beyond the smoking building, in the background on the left, another building is partially visible. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note identifying the printer and the date.
[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.
[Rescuers in Rubble of 2 Alarm Explosion]
Photograph of a large group of firefighters, police officers, and men in suits standing in the brick and cinder-block rubble of a destroyed building. In the center, two men in suits and two firefighters carry a gurney with a bundle of cloth on it. In the background, another building is visible beyond the remaining corner of the destroyed building. News reporters with handheld cameras stand at the back left of the group. On the back of the photograph are two labels (one partially torn off), two stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
[Truck Shop Crew Members and Fire Engine]
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.
[Four Men Breaking Ground]
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.
[Group of People in front of Station 57]
Photograph of thirty people (some of which are firefighters) standing in front of Dallas Fire Station 57. The station is a one-story, light-colored brick building - the station's sign is partially visible on the left.
[Horse-Drawn Fire Engine In Front of Station 4]
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. On the back of the photograph are a label and handwritten notes giving information about the photo, who donated it, and identifying the driver as "Clarence A. Poynter."
[Man Standing In Rubble of Burned Kessler Theatre]
Photograph of a man standing in the rubble of the Kessler Theatre in Dallas after a fire destroyed it. He is smiling and leaning against a podium-like box. The roof to the theatre is gone, but there are still audience seats left, visible in the far background. A man in a long coat and hat is also visible in the far background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.
[Two Firefighters Hosing Down a Fire]
Photograph of a Dallas Love Field fire engine and two firefighters in firefighting suits pointing a running fire hose at a large fire. On top of the engine, a fireman operates a small canon shooting foam at the blaze. A large, black cloud of smoke is visible beyond the truck, rising from the fire. On the back of the photograph are notes about the photograph, handwritten in pencil and red ink.
[Two-Story Building on Fire]
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.
[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.
[Two Fire Trucks at Station 4]
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.
[Row of Firefighters in Front of Smoking Building]
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.
[Caved-In Roof After Fire]
Photograph of an interior view of the smoking, caved-in roof of a building. A brick wall on the right, and a brick and wood wall with windows in the background are still standing. Many charred wooden slats and planks are visible amidst the rubble. In the bottom right corner is an embossed "Photo By Dallas Fire Dept." stamp. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, the number "16." written in handwritten in red ink, and information about the photograph.
[Burned Out Building Without a Roof]
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.
[Firefighters Use Aerial Platform to Hose Down Building]
Photograph of uniformed firefighters spraying water hoses at a smoking building - from the ground and from an aerial platform. Much of the building is obscured by smoke and darkness, but part of a sign for a barbecue restaurant is partially visible. Some of the firefighters' names are visible or partially visible on the backs of their firefighting jackets. The back of the aerial platform fire engine is partially visible on the left and there are coils of fire hoses in the street in front of it. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, a small number "8" handwritten in red ink in the top right corner, and information about the photo.
[Fire on the Roof of a Building]
Photograph of a partially obscured, smoking fire on top of a brick building. The building is part of a row of other brick buildings that are visible at the bottom of the photo, one of which has a sign reading, "Piccadilly Cafeteria." Along the face of the buildings, fire escape ladders and staircases are attached. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label with text stricken-out, red handwritten notes, and information about the photo.
[Inside a Fire Damaged Building]
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.
[Burned Bin Sitting in Ash and Rubble]
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.
[Dallas Firefighters Use Aerial Platform to Fight a Fire]
Photograph of Dallas Fire Department firefighters using a fire engine with an aerial platform called "Snorkel No. 2" to spray a water hose at a smoking building visible on the right. More uniformed firefighters on the ground use three more water hoses to hose down the building. The hoses are all connected to a fire engine on the left, and another fire engine is partially visible on the right, in front of a traffic light. Two men who are not in firefighting uniforms, one holding a camera to his chest, stand amidst the pile of water hoses in the middle ground. On the back of the photograph are a red-bordered label, the number "2" written handwritten in red ink, and information about the photograph.
[Burned Rubble Inside a Multi-story Building]
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.