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[Postcard of Fire Fighters with Carriages, Paris, France]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in horse-drawn fire engines, lined up in a city street. A man in an officer's uniform is standing by the front vehicle. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message from the recipient that says, "Many thanks for your very interesting card, and to have written to the secretary. I beg your pardon to be so late to answer you, but I had too much to do. I did not know that I was so much under the number of cards that I had to send you another one. Today I send you only one card, because I have no more here of that kind, but tomorrow I shall buy more fire cards and send them to you."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: Illustrated postcard of three fire fighters on a horse-drawn fire engine. One is holding the reins, while the other two are standing on the sides of the carriage, holding on to rails. Citizens are seen observing from the left, and two uniformed men are standing in the garage door on the right.
Date: unknown
Creator: Howard, Fred S.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Auction Wagon, Abilene, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn auction wagon parked outside of a drug store in Abilene, Texas. A man is using the wagon as a stage to speak to a crowd around him. The auction is likely related to the cotton industry.
Date: 1906
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard of a Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of a fire fighter at the seat of a horse-drawn hook and ladder wagon at a fire station. The fire station has two garage doors labeled (from left to right), "No. 1 Chemical" and "No. 1 H&L Truck." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "I have had a ride on this to a fire."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Main Plaza in San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a line of horse-drawn carriages in a street at downtown San Antonio, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "North east corner of Main Plaza." A sign on the building at right reads "Solomon Deutsch & Co., Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes and Hats." A sign on the building at left reads "Lambert's Ideal, Gents, Furnishings, Goods." Cabinet card format.
Date: 1880
Creator: The "Little Brick" Photograph Gallery
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Kampmann Building]

Description: Photograph of the Kampmann Building, a bank at the Northeast corner of the Alamo Plaza at San Antonio, Texas. People are visible walking in the street along with horse-drawn carriages. A sign is partially visible reading "Solomon, Dry Goods, Clothes." Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Downtown San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a busy street scene in downtown San Antonio, Texas. People walk by the numerous shops and businesses while horse-drawn carriages pass through the street. A banner over the street reads, in reverse, "R.A. Holland, City T Store, Coffee Roaster." Other signs are visible for Wheeler & Wilson sewing machines, a tailor, and a leather goods shop. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1880
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department at their headquarters, lined up in horse-drawn carts. The station has two garage doors at its base, and "1878" is displayed at its front. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks for views received today. This is No. 1 station, a very old building as you can see [...]"
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Laconia Fire Dept., New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of the Laconia Fire Department at their station, with the fire fighters sitting in a horse-drawn fire engine. The station has four garage doors visible at its base. Ivy is growing on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Another out of town fire card for you. Hope I can continue getting them for you. [...] You card is dandy, mighty pleased with it. Call again."
Date: February 13, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas