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[Men Standing in Front of Building]

Description: Photograph of seven men standing and two kneeling in front of a brick building in Beaumont, Texas. They are identified as George Akley, Frank Estes, Steven Douglas O'Connor, John D. Southwell, Dave Rachal, Hugh Petkovsek, and Fred Stone.
Date: October 17, 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Standing in Front of Seagrave Pumper]

Description: Photograph of five men standing in front of a Seagrave pumper in front of a building in Beaumont, Texas. They are identified as George Akley, Steven Douglas O'Connor, Fred Stone, Hugh Petkovsek, and John D. Southwell.
Date: October 17, 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Standing on Extension Ladder]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on an aerial extension ladder with a hose at A & M Fire College. The man at the top of the ladder is R. H. Wren, and the man near the bottom is K. G. Pucell.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Taking Hose Up Side of Building]

Description: Photograph of men feeding a hose up the side of a building at A & M Fire College. There are men in the second and third story windows, more on the roof, and a large group on the ground in the foreground.
Date: July 1939
Item Type: Photograph

[Midland, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Midland, Texas fire department with a black background and yellow edging. "Midland Fire Dept." is written in red across the top and bottom of the circular patch. A Florian Cross with yellow borders appears in the center and contains the image of a fire hydrant, a ladder, and the initials "F.D."
Date: unknown

[Mineral Wells, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Mineral Wells, Texas fire department. The rectangular patch has a wavy blue, white, and red background with navy blue edging. "Mineral Wells Fire/EMS" and "Texas" are written inside of banners along the top and bottom. A flame appears on the left side, and a Star of Life appears to the right. A Florian Cross with patterning similar to a United States flag is position under "Mineral Wells," and contains an image of a "fire scramble."
Date: unknown

[Miss Flame by Aerial Ladder]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman elected Miss Flame standing next to an aerial ladder on a truck in Beaumont, Texas. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Miss Flame on Aerial Ladder Truck]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman elected Miss Flame standing on an aerial ladder truck in Beaumont, Texas. The ladder and buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Nacogdoches, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Nacogdoches, Texas fire department. The Florian Cross shaped patch has a red background, black edging and borders, and yellow lettering. "Nacogdoches Texas Fire Dept." is written across the points of the cross. The center of this cross contains the image of a firehouse.
Date: unknown

[Natalia, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Natalia, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a black background and yellow edging. "Natalia Fire Dept." is written around the edges. A red "fire scramble" appears in the center.
Date: unknown

[Nederland, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Nederland, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a black background with golden edging. "Nederland Fire Dept." is written on the top and bottom edges in white script. The center is embroidered with a golden illustration of a windmill from which a United States flag and a Texas flag are suspended.
Date: unknown

[New Waverly, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the New Waverly, Texas fire department. The circular patch has a black background and yellow edging. A white cross shape takes up most of the space. "Fire Dept." is written across the top and bottom points of the cross, while a fire hydrant and a crossed hook and ladder appear in the other points. The center of this cross contains the words "New Waverly" in white.
Date: unknown

[Newton, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Newton, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has black edging, black background, and a red internal border with a blue background. "City of Newton Fire Department" is written in white around the edges of the patch. A red circle in the center has "State of Texas" written in navy blue. A laurel and star on a blue background appear in the center of this circle.
Date: unknown

[Newton, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Newton, Texas volunteer fire department. The rectangular patch has a dark blue background with amber edging. "Volunteer" and "City of Newton" are written inside of white banners along the top and bottom. A Florian Cross with white points, red borders, and a red center occupies the middle space. "Fire Rescue" is written across the vertical points, the horizontal points contain illustrations of fire equipment, and the central red circle contains a "fire scramble."
Date: unknown

[North Harris County, Texas Fire Fighters Association Patch]

Description: Patch from the North Harris County Fire Fighters Association of Texas. The patch is circular with a rectangular rim on the bottom. The top section has a red background, the bottom background is white, and both share a dark blue edging. The top portion contains a Florian Cross with white borders. The points of the cross contain "North Harris County Ass'n" written in white, while the center of the cross contains a yellow "fire scramble." The bottom rectangle contains the words "Fire Fighters" in dark blue.
Date: unknown

[North Montgomery County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the North Montgomery County, Texas volunteer fire department. The rectangular patch has a navy blue background and yellow edging. A yellow cross with red borders occupies most of the space. "No. Montgomery Co. Texas" is written across two banners on the top and bottom of the patch. Images of a fire hydrant, a crossed hook and ladder, a fire helmet, and "VFD" appear in the points. The center of this cross contains a silver and white five pointed star.
Date: unknown

[North Richland Hills, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the North Richland Hills, Texas fire department. The rectangular patch has a white background and blue edging. "North Richland Hills" is written along the top in blue, and, and "Fire Dept." is written on the bottom in red. There is a Florian Cross in the center: its right point contains a yellow and blue image of a Star of Life; its right point contains a yellow and blue ladder; and its center contains a yellow and blue phoenix rising out of flames.
Date: unknown

[Northwest Harris County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Northwest Harris County, Texas volunteer fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a white background and blue edging. "Northwest Fire Dept.," "Vol.," and "Org. 1949" are written in red along the top and bottom edges. The center contains a blue and white Florian Cross containing images of fire equipment, "Harris County" in the vertical points, and "F D" in the horizontal points.
Date: unknown