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[Barbecue Diner Fire]

Description: Photograph of a car crashed into a one story barbecue restaurant with Dr. Pepper signs, at the corner of Harwood and Corinth street. Two were killed in the accident.
Date: May 14, 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Ben Griffin Auto Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two story white brick building at 1601 South Ervay with black smoke engulfing the roof while two firemen operate a hose at the top of a ladder.
Date: June 3, 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]

Description: 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.
Date: November 11, 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]

Description: 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.
Date: January 29, 1971
Item Type: Photograph
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[Building Collapse on Elm]

Description: Photograph of workers wading through the rubble of a collapsed building on the 1400 block of Elm Street, where a car was thoroughly crushed.
Date: June 1, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Burned Furniture]

Description: Photograph of a burned out bedroom with a charred mattress and bed frame in a building at 1321 Grigsby, after a fire.
Date: March 22, 1959
Item Type: Photograph
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[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Caved-In Roof After Fire]

Description: 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.
Date: February 16, 1964
Creator: Douglas
Item Type: Photograph

[Central 1937]

Description: Photograph of two rows of men in Fireman uniform, the front row seated while the second row stands.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of the Central Fire Station in Dallas, Texas. The fire chief lived in the house to the left, where a car is parked. There are several people standing outside the building. A new building is under construction to the right.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of five men standing in the doorway of the Central Fire Station with six more seated outside on a bench.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Station]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Fire Department Central Station. A fire engine is parked outside the brick building. Cars and other buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Station]

Description: Photograph of Central Station at 2121 Main Street, in Dallas, Texas. A row of cars are parked outside the building, and a crowd of firefighters stand around them.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
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[Chef Observes Damage to Burnt Cabinets]

Description: Photograph of a man in a chef's toque and uniform kneeling down beside a burnt and charred counter. His right hand rests on a pile of ash on top of the counter, and he's looking at a smoky wine glass on the counter. The cabinet doors under the counter and falling apart and falling off the the hinges. The floor beneath the man's feet is covered in ashes. On the back of the photograph are two stamps giving the photographer's name, the name of the printer, and the date.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Grant, Clint
Item Type: Photograph