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[Donation of Portable Incubator]

Description: Photograph of five people standing around a portable incubator, alongside a brick building. From left to right they are: a man wearing a fire chief's uniform, holding a file; an older man in a medium-colored suit, also holding a file; a man in a light-colored suit, looking downwards; a woman with short hair, a skirt suit, and a scarf around her neck, in the middle of speaking; a man in a plaid suit, standing on the edge of a small ambulance dock with his arms crossed; and a man in a light-colored cardigan and patterned pants, also standing on the dock. The portable incubator is made out of plastic and is supported by a metal structure. Behind the group is a Dallas Fire Department ambulance, the back of which rests just above the dock ledge with the back door open. In the background, a sign on the side of the building reads, "Children's Medical Center Entrance." On the back of the photograph are a stamp and a label with handwritten notes with information about the photo.
Date: January 16, 1975
Item Type: Photograph

[Drugstore Fire]

Description: Photograph of a fireman climbing a ladder to the roof of a drug store obscured by a thick film of smoke.
Date: January 15, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Early Firemen]

Description: Photograph of seven men dressed in suits with cowboy hats, three seated and four standing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Early Water Engines]

Description: Photograph of two early-model fire engines, one which carries the hose and another that stores and pumps water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Edward D. Saeman, Sr., Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook of Edward D. Saeman, Sr., containing photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to several fire departments and Edward's personal life.
Date: unknown
Creator: Saeman, Edward D., Sr.
Item Type: Book

[Eight Firemen]

Description: Photograph of eight men in dark uniforms with silver buttons, four seated in chairs with their hands crossed and four standing behind them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Eighteen-Wheeler and Car Crash]

Description: Photograph of an 18-wheeler on the left side of a median (facing towards the camera) with a crushed, small, white car wedged underneath its left side. Four firefighters are standing in the road near the cab of the 18-wheeler; three men and a police officer are standing in the road alongside the small car; and a man and another police officer stand in the road, beside a tow truck and a police motorcycle. Cars are driving along both sides of the median (both sides driving towards the camera). In the background is an overpass, and, on the right side of the road, a large, yellow plumbing supply warehouse. The back end of a red fire engine is barely visible on the bottom left of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Emergency Vehicles Outside Medical Arts Hospital]

Description: Photograph of six vehicles (facing left) in front of the Medical Arts Hospital, a stone and brick building that is more than six stories tall and has many windows. The name of the hospital is visible above the large entrance. A group of people, mostly civilians, line the sidewalk in front of the entrance to the building. Five of the six vehicles have lights on the roofs, and on the back of the sixth car (in the middle of the group of cars), a door on the back of the vehicle hangs open. On the back of the photograph is part of a torn off label with information about the photo, and handwritten text partially visible beneath the label.
Date: January 24, 1964
Item Type: Photograph

[EMT Class]

Description: 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.
Date: June 14, 1974
Item Type: Photograph

[Engine #2 Hose Company]

Description: Photograph of the staff of Engine #2 Hose Company in Dallas, Texas, standing in front of an open door.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph

[Engine #8]

Description: Photograph of a water engine drawn by a white and brown horse, with four firemen standing to the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Engine #26 "Mack"]

Description: Photograph of nine men wearing white shirts, black ties, and firemen hats on an older fire truck engine known as # 26 or as "Mack."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Engine Company #7]

Description: Photograph of Engine Company #7. A fire engine is parked in front of the middle of the three bays, and a house is visible on the far left.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Engine House #3]

Description: Photograph of Engine House No. 3. A fire truck is partially pulled into one of the two bays. Telephone poles are visible in front of the building.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Engine House #3]

Description: Photograph of Engine House #3. Two horse-drawn engines stand in front of the bays, and a car is parked to the right.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Fire Department.
Item Type: Photograph

[L. F. Stiles Service Station Fire]

Description: Photograph of a large, smoldering blaze near a gas tank and car, battled by firefighters with two hoses. The fire takes place at the L. F. Stiles Service Station on 122 East Clarendon.
Date: July 26, 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Fair Games Booths]

Description: Photograph of the front of a row of red and white-striped tents supported by metal frames. A white and red sky tram car is laying on its side on top of the middle booth, and another sky tram car laying on its side inside the booth on the left- on top of the metal lane dividers of a skee ball game. Toy prizes (including large, yellow, stuffed bananas with smiling faces) can be seen on the walls inside the middle and left booths.There is a tall, yellow, folding ladder under the middle tent, debris and a large bundle of rope on the ground in front of the booths, and a helicopter in the sky in the distant background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp with information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Item Type: Photograph
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[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Games Booths]

Description: Photograph of the front of a row of red and white-striped tents supported by metal frames. A white and red sky tram car is laying on its side on top of the middle booth, and another sky tram car laying on its side inside the booth on the left- on top of the metal lane dividers of a skee ball game. Toy prizes (including large, yellow, stuffed bananas with smiling faces) can be seen on the walls inside the middle and left booths.There is a tall, yellow, folding ladder under the middle tent, debris and a large bundle of rope on the ground in front of the booths, and a helicopter in the sky in the distant background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp with information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Item Type: Photograph
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[Fatal House Fire]

Description: Photograph of a house charred on the front entrance with a toy car also burned out in the yard.
Date: September 11, 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Field Fire]

Description: Photograph of a field obscured by black smoke with four firemen fighting the smoldering blaze.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Fifteen Firemen]

Description: Photograph of fifteen firemen, five seated and ten standing, all dressed in dark uniforms with silver buttons.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fighting a Fire at Texaco Refinery]

Description: Wide-shot photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits, on the ground and on a fire engine, spraying large streams of water at a fire just out of shot on the left. The fire engine has a water canon attached to the top of its cab, and there are two men with cameras standing on top of the fire engine. Civilians stand on the side of the scene and on a loading dock on the right, watching the firefighters work. There are circular metal structures, including one with a domed structure, in the background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photo, as well as cropping dimensions.
Date: August 26, 1963
Item Type: Photograph
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