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[Austin, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Austin, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has two shades of blue backgrounds and yellow edging. The fang shaped top section contains "Austin" in yellow letters. The shield-shaped lower section has "Fire Dept." written on top and the image of a fire helmet, fire hook, and ladder situated over a ball of fire.
Date: unknown

[Lago Vista, Texas Fire Control Patch]

Description: Patch from the Lago Vista, Texas fire control. The wedge-shaped patch has a black background and yellow edging. "Lago Vista Travis County Texas ESD 1" is written around the edges. There is a red cross with yellow borders in the center of the patch. "Fire Rescue" is written across the vertical points. The horizontal points contain illustrations of fire equipment. The center of the cross is made up of a Star of Life. Flames rise up behind the cross.
Date: unknown

[Men at Texas Fire Instructors Department Conference]

Description: Photograph of a group of men posing together at a Texas Fire Department Instructors Conference. The men in the first row are W. R. Willis, W. J. McBride, H. R. Brayton, A. L. Rathke, W. J. Henderson, B. J. Korman, G. C. Adams, Skipper Lucky, and an unknown man. Those in the second row are Dagger Dickerson, Eugene Ray, two unknown men, H. B. Whitworth, John Woody, August Oertli, and G. Frank Williams. Those in the third row are Otis Muenster, A. L. Cartwright, and Bob Dodson, and several of the men in fourth are E. W. Parker, D. C. Musiek, Hugh Brinkley, Paul B. Conley, and Benjamin Huron. The men in the fifth row are Alfred Myers, Oscar Goodrich, Harvey Peyton, Monk Owens, and Cisco Black, Shorty Foust, Irwin Sprekles, and Harry Kerr. Those in the top row are Gene Sappington, John O'Brien, Frank McKinney, and Dan Butler.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard Addressed to C. L. Woodward in Austin, Texas]

Description: Postcard addressed to C. L. Woodward "Chief Fire Dept., Austin [sic], Texas" with a photograph of the motor vehicles used by the Akron Fire Department in Akron, Ohio. The caption on the photo reads: "The Webb Motor Fire Apparatus used in the Akron Fire Department." All of the vehicles have ladders loaded in the back, along with alarm bells mounted on the front part of the cars; these are parked outside of the fire station in the city with the firemen of the department posing around the vehicles.
Date: May 21, 1909
Creator: Taylor, O.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard Addressed to George Pendexter, June 24, 1909]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the Goshen Fire Department in Goshen, Indiana posing for a picture outside the residence of W. J. Latta. There are three separate horse-drawn fire wagons in this picture, on the far right is the solo passenger wagon, the wagon with the large water hose is in the center, and the wagon carrying the ladders is on the far left; all together there are five firemen in the picture.
Date: June 24, 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from B. H. Wilson to George Pendexter, June 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from B. H. Wilson to George Pendexter regarding more cards he has to send once he prints them; Wilson notes that the truck in the photo is a "ladder truck in the Decoration Day Parade, 1908." The truck is loaded with ladders and has at least four firemen on it, one is seated at the rear, one is standing on the side, and two are seated in the driver's seat while holdings the reins to the horses. The truck also has two small American flags planted on either side of it.
Date: June 18, 1912
Creator: Wilson, B. H.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Bernard Shannahan to George Pendexter, 1912-06-10]

Description: Postcard from Bernard Shannahan to George Pendexter saying he would be glad "to exchange with [Pendexter] at any time. He also tells Pendexter the address for J. P. Eagan and says he has good pictures too; the photograph on the reverse side shows an few oil tanks caught on fire with a caption reading: "Tanks of Oil Destroyed by Fire June 13-1911 Sapulpa, Oklahoma."
Date: June 10, 1912
Creator: Shannahan, Bernard
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Bernard Shannahan to George Pendexter, July 7, 1912]

Description: Postcard from B. Shannahan to George Pendexter with a photograph showing a firemen convention in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. The photograph shows a horse-drawn fire wagon racing down a street with a large crowd of people lined up on the sidewalk watching the action; some of the firemen on the wagon are working with the large hose loaded in the back.
Date: July 5, 1912
Creator: Shannohan, Bernard
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, June 11, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter with a note describing the type of vehicle in the picture as a combination "Hose and Chemical wagon." There are six firemen in the picture, five are in the vehicle and one is standing next to it; the water hose is rolled up in the center and there is even a goat in the arms of one of the men in the back.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter, May 7, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Clarence W. Conor to George Pendexter regarding different collections of photographs. The photograph on the backside of the card shows a view of a fireman sitting in an old fire engine belonging to the Stratford Fire Department in Stratford, Connecticut. This vehicle has a ladder attached to its side, a basket with a water hose on top, and an alarm bell on the far back.
Date: May 7, 1912
Creator: Conor, Clarence W.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter, June 13, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter with a photograph of a horse-drawn fire department vehicle going down a street in Galesburg, Illinois for the Decoration Day Parade (now Memorial Day) on May 30, 1912. There is a large crowd of people lining the street on both sides, as other vehicles pass by in the background. There is a note on the photo that says "St. Louis, MO has great collection of cards."
Date: [1912-05-30..1912-06-13]
Creator: Cratty, Earl E.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912]

Description: Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter with a photograph of a large building on fire in Fort Wayne, Indiana; there is one fire truck in the photograph with hoses attached to it and other streams of water shooting at the flaming building. The note on the back of the card reads: "Let me know what views you have of Battle Creek so I will know what to send this one is of Fort Wayne Ind. 11 people burned up."
Date: February 5, 1912
Creator: Bruce, F. A.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 21, 1912]

Description: Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter concerning the fire truck in the picture, which is the car Bruce drives. Bruce notes the blizzard conditions in Michigan that include four to five feet snow drifts. The photograph on the reverse side shows a group of firemen sitting in a fire truck that is covered in snow and wearing snow chains; the note on the picture says: "10 below zero inspecting fire alarm."
Date: February 21, 1912
Creator: Bruce, F. A.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter describing the vehicle in the picture as a combination chemical and hose truck number 2. The photograph shows the truck rolling down a street in Colorado Springs during a parade and decorated with streamers and flags; also there are around ten firemen standing or sitting on the truck as it travels down the street.
Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter reminding Pendexter that he has not forgot about him. Lynch mentions that the vehicle in the photograph is truck number 1 riding through a parade in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The buildings on the side of the street are decorated in patriotic flags and even the vehicles in the parade have American flag decorations.
Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pedexter, April 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter regarding Brown's current lack of action in Springfield, Ohio. The photo on the back is of the number 3 fire station in the town with two horses in front; this building has a bell tower on the top right corner.
Date: April 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, February 27, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing a fire that happened in Springfield, Ohio in 1903, in talking about injuries Brown says: "5 buried [sic] by falling walls, 3 taken out dead, others had broken limbs." The photograph on the reverse side shows the damage caused by the fire at the Fountain Square Theatre on February 19, 1903; this is the "stage entrance" which is torn up and wooden beams lying on the ground in disarray.
Date: February 27, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus C.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 17, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing the wagon in the photograph, Brown says "this is a view of old truck at No. 3." He later says that the wagon has been remodeled and moved to another station; the wagon is loaded down with ladders in the back. The photograph shows the wagon sitting outside of the local fire station with a fireman sitting atop the driver's seat and holding the reins.
Date: March 17, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 25, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter thanking George for sending him cards of the truck in Dallas, Texas and discussing the recent snow storm. The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the horse-drawn fire wagons, parked in front of the fire station, used by the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Ohio; this wagon is being pulled by two horses with two firemen in the driver's seat. There are also two firemen standing on the back of the wagon on the far right of the picture.
Date: March 25, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Gus Brown to Mr. George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown in Springfield, Ohio to George Pendexter in Austin, Texas regarding recent activities and jobs done. The photograph on the back is of one of the fire stations in Springfield; it appears that there is a bell tower on top of the station.
Date: March 8, 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding post cards he is going to send, as well as saying that this photo represents "Chemicals #11 located 2 1/2 miles from center of city." The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the chemical trucks pulled by two horses in front of the local fire station in Springfield, Massachusetts; there are five firemen also posing with the wagon, three are standing in the back and two are sitting in the driver's seat. There are ladders and a rolled up water hose in the back of the wagon.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter concerning the sending of a catalog to Pendexter. The photo on the reverse side shows a Springfield, Massachusetts fire station with a large pipe attached to a vehicle driven by a fire fighter. The text written on the vehicle says: "City of Springfield" in small print.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, July, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry Woodward to George Pendexter describing the fire engine in the picture on the back. The photo shows a fire engine with a water hose wound up in the center and another one pointed in the air. The men of the Winchester Park Fire Station are sitting on the truck, two in the front, and five in the back.
Date: July 13, 1912
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, September 4, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding a fire auto catalog that had been sent to Pendexter. The photograph on the back of the card shows a group of firemen standing next to a fire truck with the title "Auxiliary Squad A" written on the engine. Two of the men are sitting in the front seat while the other six are standing near the rear of the vehicle; the truck has a large rack in the back with gear loaded on it such as hats, ropes, and ladders.
Date: September 4, 1912
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Item Type: Postcard