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[Postcard of Amsterdam Fire Department on a Boat]

Description: Postcard of the Amsterdam Fire Department aboard a boat. The boat has smoke rising from exhaust pipes, and it is towing a smaller boat seen behind it. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note from the sender that says, "Thanks for cards. I hope you like these. Many salutations [...]"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of an Amsterdam Fire Department Rescue]

Description: Postcard of the Amsterdam Fire Department evacuating a building. Three men are at a second floor window, one of which is jumping down into a sheet held by the firemen below. The firemen have ladders set up on the sides of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of an Amsterdam Fire Department Rescue]

Description: Postcard of the Amsterdam Fire Department evacuating a multistory brick building. The firemen have ladders set up along the side of the building, and a man is seen sliding down a cloth slide held by two groups of firemen.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Dutch Firemen]

Description: Postcard of firemen driving a horse-drawn fire engine in Amsterdam. The vehicle is equipped with a large, folded ladder, mounted above the cart. A wide, multistory building covers the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of a Fire Truck Parked on the Side of a Road]

Description: Postcard showing a fire truck parked on the side of a rode in Seagrove; the truck has ladders, a water hose, and an alarm bell all attached to the back. There is a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk next to the truck, more people are coming up from behind the truck down the street.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard Showing Engine Co. 10 of the Dallas Fire Department]

Description: Postcard with a photograph showing Engine Co. 10 of the Dallas Fire Department; the truck behind the men has a title on the engine that reads: "Dallas Fire Department." There are six men that make up this company, two men are standing on the truck, and four are standing in front of the vehicle.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard with a Photo of a Dallas, Texas Fire Truck]

Description: Postcard with a picture of an old Dallas, Texas fire truck belonging to the Dallas Fire Department. According to the photo this truck is a Buick, and there are six firemen standing around the back of it including one who is sitting in the driver's seat.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Firefighters in Paris, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a group of firemen standing around a fire truck in Paris, Texas. All of the men are wearing white shirts and dark pants in this group picture; two of the men are standing on the truck while the rest are standing on the ground.
Date: [1909..1912]
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, 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 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding the location of the fire station on the back of the card. The photo shows the Springfield fire station on Oakland Street with the firefighters standing outside in their uniforms and horse-drawn vehicles. In the note, Woodward says that this station is located about two miles from the center of the city.
Date: September 20, 1909
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard Showing the Galveston Fire Station]

Description: Postcard showing the back side of the Galveston fire department; the front side has the title "Fire Station" on it. The garage door is open with a chain going across the opening, and the fire truck is inside the building; also an American flag hangs over the open garage.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard to George Pendexter, June 16, 1912]

Description: Postcard addressed to George Pendexter concerning the current situation in Brownwood, Texas, where there had been three fires in a short amount of time. The photograph on the reverse side shows a vehicle being pulled by horses, with four firemen standing near the backside, into a garage. These men and vehicle are apart of the greater fire department in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: June 16, 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard with a Photo of an Old Fire Station]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an old fire station with an upper porch and tower on top. Some of the fire fighters are sitting outside on their horse-drawn vehicles, one of which is carrying a number of ladders.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard with a Photo of Chicago's Number 32 Engine House]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire station in Chicago, Illinois; the text on the card says "#32 Chicago Engine House." This station has three garages around the corner on the right side of the building, and around 20 windows visible in this photo.
Date: [1909..1912]
Item Type: Postcard