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[Bryan, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Bryan, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a black background with red and gold edging. "Bryan Fire Dept." is written in gold across the top and bottom of the patch. A Florian Cross in the center of the patch has golden points connected by a red circle. "Texas" is written in the lower point. A grey bird flies in front of the top point which has an American and a Texas flag projecting upward. The center of the patch bears a silver star surrounded by a golden laurel.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Burnt Building at Texas A&M]

Description: Photograph of a burnt building with rubble piled up at the front entrance; most of the back of the building has been destroyed as you can seen daylight through all of the windows. The caption on the photo says: "A. M. College Fire May 1912," more specifically this was at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University).
Date: May 1912

[Photograph of a Damaged Building at Texas A&M University]

Description: Photograph of a piece of one of the walls of a badly damaged building on the campus of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University). The only things left standing are the outer walls of the building since they were made of brick while the roof and insides were made of wood; cadets had tried using artillery and ropes to bring down the building.
Date: May 1912

[Photograph of Cadets Trying to Demolish a Damaged Building at Texas A&M University]

Description: Photograph of a building on the campus of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) after having been damaged by fire. This photograph shows a large number of cadets using ropes to try to finish off the demolition of the building; the insides of the building are completely destroyed leaving only the brick outer walls.
Date: May 1912

[Texas Firemen's Training School, Texas A & M University Patch]

Description: Patch from the Texas Firemen's Training School of Texas A & M University. The circular patch has a black background, yellow edging, and contains a white cross with red borders. "Texas Firemen's Training School" is written in black inside of the vertical points. The horizontal points contain illustrations of a fire hydrant, ladder, and hook. In the center there is a circle containing the image of a torch crossed over by two axes above the words "Texas A & M University."
Date: unknown