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[Release Deed of Trust from Amelia Francis Robischung to Edward B. Leigh]

Description: Statement of the fulfillment of a mortgage paid by Henry B. Robischung of Kalamazoo, Michigan; this release deed is from Amelia Francis Robischung, the widow of Henry, acknowledging the that mortgage in "Volume 4, pages 10-13 of the Deed of Trust records of Kerr County, Texas, is fully satisfied and discharged." The second paragraph is signed by the notary public acknowledging that Amelia appeared and is the same person whose name is on the document.
Date: March 26, 1919
Creator: Leavell, John R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Postcard of the Detroit Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of Detroit's fire fighters in a motorized fire engine at their station. A child is standing to the right of the vehicle. On the back of the postcard, a printed note says, "THE DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT is considered one of the best equipped in the country, and their promptness in responding to alarms is remarkable. The magnitude of the department is scarcely realized by the majority of the people. It requires the services of 630 men to handle the 32 engines, 13 trucks, 3 hose companies, 340 horses, 1 water tower and two fire boats."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Battle Creek Fire Station No. 2]

Description: Postcard of the Battle Creek Fire Department at a two-story fire station. The fire fighters are standing with their two horse-drawn vehicles outside of their respective garages. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I am always glad to exchange any courtesies with my comrades, and a I mail you cards [...] fire stations. [...]"
Date: June 6, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Kalamazoo Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Kalamazoo Fire Department. The fire fighters are lined up in five ascending rows up the front stairs of a building. Two men are sitting in chairs centered in front of the five rows. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a hand written message.
Date: May 6, 1910
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, July 3, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a note saying: "the auto just returning from a run, we are having it very quite [sic] here at present, one fire in ten days." The picture on the reverse side shows two fire trucks parked outside of the garages at the local fire station; there are firemen riding on the trucks as they are returning from a job.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[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.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, March 6, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter concerning the recent lack of action in reference to a lack of fires. The picture on the reverse side of the card shows a hose and chemical machine at work in Battle Creek, Michigan; a few kids are standing next to the truck. The truck has a fire hose extended on the ground to the right, and some firefighter helmets hanging off of the back end.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from J. S. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of a fire station belonging to the fire department in Charlotte, Michigan. This building is made of brick and has its garage doors open with a chain spanned across the entrance and a fire truck inside of it; in the background there is a bell tower on top of the building.
Date: September 1909
Creator: Smith, J. S.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, August 20, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a message saying that Smith had forgotten Pendexter's number. On the backside of the postcard there is a photo of some of the members of the Central Fire Station in Lansing, Michigan. The twelve men in front of the building are standing next to two of the automobiles used in fighting fires; the car on the left is holding ladders in the back end.
Date: August 20, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing cards to send and saying that the wagon in the photo just went out of commission. The photograph on the reverse side shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with the title "Auxiliary" written on the side; this wagon and crew are a part of the St. Joseph Fire Department in St. Joseph, Michigan. There are five firemen in this photograph, two are sitting in the driver's seat while the other three are standing on the ground next to the wagon. There is a water cannon mounted in the back of the wagon and a lantern attached to the driver's seat.
Date: February 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the weather and other cards that have been sent from Waco, Texas. The photograph on the reverse side shows "Truck Co. No. 1" in the St. Joseph Fire Department in St. Joseph, Michigan; the wagon in the picture is being pulled by three horses, is loaded with ladders, with two firemen in the driver's seat. The other seven men in the photograph are standing on the sides of the wagon with one fireman sitting on the very back end.
Date: February 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, March 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the flood of 1908 and the possibility of another flood in the spring. The photograph on the reverse side shows the Battle Creek Fire Department during the flood of 1908; most of the firemen are holding long oars as they sit on the back of a wagon. The wagon itself is being pulled by two horses and has the title "Fire Department" written on the side; the water level rises around a half a foot on the wheels.
Date: March 18, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of the Owosso, Michigan Fire Department]

Description: Postcard addressed to George Pendexter with a photograph of company #1 in the Owosso Fire Department. There are two horse-drawn fire wagons on either side of the picture, the one on the left is loaded with ladders and the one on the right appears to have a steamer engine in the back of it. There are also six firemen photographed, two are seated on either wagon while the other four are standing in between the two wagons.
Date: June 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, May 6, 1910]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of the St. Johns Fire Department in St. Johns, Michigan. On the far right of the photograph there is the steamer engine being pulled by two horses, there is another wagon loaded with ladders in the center of the group and more firemen standing on the far left of the picture.
Date: May 6, 1910
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of the Battle Creek F. D. Chief's Car]

Description: Postcard with an image of the car belonging to the chief of the Battle Creek Fire Department in Battle Creek, Michigan. The caption on the bottom of the photo reads: "Fire Chief's Auto - Finest Equipped in the World. B. C. Fire Department - Battle Creek, Mich." There are also three other firemen sitting with the chief in the car.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas