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[Postcard of a Fire Station Interior]

Description: Postcard of a fire engine house's interior, with several horse-drawn vehicles parked inside. The back corner has a staircase leading up, and a pole in the center of the room runs up to a hole in the ceiling. A handwritten message on the back of the postcard says, "would you like some cards of our zoo?"
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at their station, lined up with three horse-drawn wagons outside of their respective garage doors. From left to right, the wagons are used for hose, fire engine, and ladder. A single fire fighter is standing on the ladder to the right. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir, I would like the court house bldg. of Austin in exch. Yours truly, Alvin Krause."
Date: unknown
Creator: Krause, Alvin
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of the Hook and Ladder Company in Waukesha, Wisconsin]

Description: Postcard from a man named Edward to George Pendexter with a note saying: "These are the first pictures I have been able to get since leaving home. Hope they suit you." The photograph on the reverse side shows the hook and ladder company of the Waukesha Fire Department in Waukesha, Wisconsin; this company is made up of eight firemen. The horse-drawn wagon in this photo is carrying a load of ladders in the back, along with fire helmets and various hooks.
Date: September 2, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Milwaukee Fire Boat]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire boat belonging to the Milwaukee Fire Department in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In this picture the boat is traveling down a body of water with smoke coming out of the smokestack in the center of the boat. The boat has three flags mounted, one at the front, middle, and back, and has a large water cannon mounted towards the front.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard to Mrs. Tillie Collins from Cousin Emma, December 19, 1907]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Tillie (Matilda Hut-McCoy) Collins in Waco, Texas from her cousin, Emma during Christmas 1907. The picture on the front of the card shows a young child blowing a bugle with a golden horseshoe acting as a border and greenery all around it. There is a note on the back of the card also that reads: "With Best Wishes from all. Let us hear from you, yours Emma."
Date: December 19, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard with a Photograph of the H. W. Johns-Manville Co. Fire in 1909]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a burning building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The note on the back of the card says that this was the H. W. Johns-Manville Co. fire that killed six people: "1 ass't chief, 1 lieut., 4 pipemen." The photograph shows a number of firemen rushing to the scene with snow falling all around them and at least five high-pressured water streams shooting towards the building.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of the Milwaukee Fire Department Testing Equipment]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of some of the fire engines in the Milwaukee Fire Department testing their hoses. The caption on the photograph reads: "Testing grounds Milwaukee." There are four fire trucks in the photograph yet only the one on the far right is testing its hose and spraying water into a river; the others have their hoses in the water but do not have their hoses spraying water into the river.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Large Building on Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a large building on fire and firemen attempting to put it out. The firemen are standing on the ground in front of the building using their hoses to try to put out the flames; by this point most of the building has been destroyed, only pieces on the front wall are left standing.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard to Launa Leng, January 12, 1930]

Description: Postcard to Launa Leng, wishing her a happy birthday. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the town and some of the small farms/houses surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are large bushes on the right left side of the photo, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: 1930-01-12~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Oral History Interview with Gary Anderson, April 29, 2002

Description: Interview with Gary Anderson, a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard from Wausau, Wisconsin. The transcript includes a list of questions about Anderson's time as a medic in the late 1970s in Baltimore and Houston, where he was part of the 389th Transportation Battalion, as well as his opinions on Desert Storm and September 11th.
Date: February 22, 2003
Creator: Contreras, Francisco & Anderson, Gary
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Gary Anderson, April 29, 2002

Description: Interview with Gary Anderson, a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard from Wausau, Wisconsin. It includes a list of questions about Anderson's time as a medic in the late 1970s in Baltimore and Houston, where he was part of the 389th Transportation Battalion, as well as his opinions on Desert Storm and September 11th.
Date: April 29, 2002
Creator: Contreras, Francisco & Anderson, Gary
Partner: Lee College