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[Neiman-Marcus Fire, North Side Street View]

Description: Photograph of a street view of the north side of Neiman-Marcus, with more buildings visible in the background. The fire inside is visible through the windows on the left and the display windows on the ground. On the fifth floor, the fire has burst out of one of the windows. On the ground, two small ladders are propped up against the building and one firefighter stands on the left while another stands further down the street, on the right. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the lampposts and strung between the Neiman-Marcus building and the building across the street (which is out of shot on the right). On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, an unreadable stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: December 19, 1964
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Crowd Watches Smoking Neiman-Marcus Building]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people watching smoke billow from the fifth floor windows of the Neiman-Marcus building across the street. A long ladder extends from a fire engine on the ground (partially visible beyond the crowd) up to the smoking windows. An aerial platform reaches up to another building beside the Neiman-Marcus. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the lamppost next to the onlookers and strung between the Neiman-Marcus and the building across the street (which is out of shot on the right). On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads: "On - Lookers -"
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Burnt and Fire-Damaged Inside of a Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a burnt-out area of the Dallas Neiman-Marcus's interior, next to an escalator. Ashes and charred debris cover the floor and the escalator, which is visible beyond a burnt railing and part of a wall on the left. The brick wall at the back has been blackened, and wires hang from the low, peeling ceiling above. The wall on the right is also peeling. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads, "Fire - Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Two Firefighters Sit on Curb in Front of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters (both in full uniform except for helmets) sitting on the curb in front of the glass entrance of a Neiman-Marcus. The firefighter on the left has partially turned around to look at two more uniformed firefighters and a police officer entering the building. There is a fire hose lying in front of the seated firefighters, a short ladder propped up on the left against the building, and snowflake shapes on the awning covering. On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off identification label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads, "Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Street View of Burning Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of two fire engines parked side by side in the street in front of a multi-story Neiman-Marcus, pouring from which are smoke and flames. The Neiman-Marcus building is surrounded on either side be more buildings (one on the very far left of the photo has a fire escape staircase along its front). On the ground, a small group of firefighters are gathered by a traffic light in front of the smaller building to the Neiman-Marcus's left. Beyond the two fire engines are another barely visible fire engine and a giant Santa Claus decoration in the middle of the street (the decoration is about 4 stories tall). On the back of the photograph are the remnants of a torn-off label, two faded stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the fire.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Fire Engines Outside Burning Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of fire engines and large fire hoses in the street in front of a smoking, glowing Neiman-Marcus in Dallas. There is at least one uniformed firefighter spraying a hose at the building from the aerial platform of the closest fire engine. A large group of uniformed firefighters to the left of the fire engine, and a smaller group of firefighters in the background (further down the street). Two long ladders are visible beyond the aerial platform, with a large stream of water coming from the top of each ladder. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the streetlamps on either side of the street and strung between the buildings on either side of the street. On the back of the photograph are a torn-off identification label, a smudged stamp identifying the photograph, and handwritten notes giving information about the fire.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Hanson, Andy
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Fire-Damaged Clothes at Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of four clothing racks with a few hangers and clothing items, lined up horizontally. On the floor beneath the racks are piles of clothes, and behind the racks is a wall with a support column. In the background, on the left, are a partially visible door, a pot plant on the floor, and a blackened space obscured by the clothing racks. On the back of the photograph are a stamp, handwritten notes, and a label, all giving information about the photo.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Smoke Billowing From Windows of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a close-up view of the top of the Neiman-Marcus building as smoke billows out of the top windows. On the left, a ladder extends up into one of the windows, and at the right-center, two fighters spray water at the building from an aerial platform. The aerial platform's crane arm read, "Dallas Fire Department," and extends out of shot on the right. On the back of the photograph are a torn-off label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and handwritten notes about the fire.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Burnt Home-ware Section of Neiman-Marcus]

Description: Photograph of a a view down a row of fire-damaged and partially fire-damaged home-ware products in Neiman-Marcus. Some of the items include praying Buddha statues, vases, boxes, bowls, cabinets, urns, serving platters, wall art, knick-knacks, and more. Behind the shelves on the right is a staircase leading out of shot (towards the camera), and behind the products on the left is wall. The ceiling and staircase are damaged and peeling, and ash covers the floor. On the back of the photo is an identifier label, a stamp identifying the photographer, and a handwritten note that reads, "Fire- Neiman-Marcus Dec 19, 1964."
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: Russell, Russ
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[News Script: Oil fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a six thousand oil barrel storage tank at Humble Oil Company's King Ranch recycling plant burning out after being on fire for several hours.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Treasure hunt]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 3 Fort Worth adventurers who participated in a salvage / treasure hunt / exploration of the Spanish galleon Genovesa, which sank off the coast of Jamaica in 1730; although some $3,000,000 in gold was the original cargo, none has been found lately, although the group brought up about 1,000 items ranging from crucifixes to cannon.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wreck]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a two-car crash in Fort Worth, in which one of the cars burst into flame; Witnesses and firemen helped the injured and both drivers were taken to the hospital, one in good condition, one in fair condition.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Neiman's Fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fire that broke out at the Neiman-Marcus store in Dallas, Texas.
Date: December 19, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections