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[The Damron Hotel Fire, 20 of 21: Different View of the Fire]

Description: Shown here is yet another view of fire at the Damron Hotel, December 22, 1975 is shown here. The hotel was located in the 109 W. Hubbard Street. The fire also destroyed Davidson Hardware, which was in the same building, and damaged Pemberton's ( nearby appliance store) and George's Man's shop a well as damaging the back of Hill's Style Shop.
Date: December 22, 1975
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Temporary Texas Capitol Building Fire]

Description: Photograph of the fire that destroyed the building that had temporarily served as the capitol building for the state of Texas while the new capitol building was being constructed. Firefighters can be seen spraying water in to the upper floors while a large number of spectators look on.
Date: August 30, 1899
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Lumber Yard Fire 1917]

Description: Photograph of a lumber yard fire in Childress, Texas. The fire is being put out by firemen as spectators watch from a distance. A large amount of smoke fills the sky. There is an unidentifiable building close to the fire.
Date: January 1917
Creator: Mark Hanna's Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large building on fire and crumbling after a large storm in Galveston, Texas. The back half of the building is gone and the roof in the center of the frame is falling. There are piles of debris surrounding the building. Two men with fire hoses are spraying the building. In the foreground are train or trolley tracks and a truck bed.
Date: 1915
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Burning Building in Bonham]

Description: Photograph of a burning building in downtown Bonham. A large crowd of citizens watch as firemen try to extinguish the fire. Some of the burning building has already collapsed at this point.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Stoking the fires]

Description: Photograph of a man using a long stick to stoke the fire underneath a large metal vat of boiling sorghum juice. There are two women visible sitting in the background stirring the liquid.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

When Reason Runs Wild

Description: Photograph of the reflection of a fire burning in a convenience store window. This photograph was taken during the 1967 race riots in Detroit, Michigan. Taken on assignment for Newsweek Magazine. Another photo ran on the cover of Newsweek. A number of other ran indide the same issue. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Crazy Hotel after the Fire of 1925]

Description: A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies the picture as "Crazy Hotel southside [sic] after fire of March 15, 1925." Shown is the skeleton of the first Crazy Hotel, after a fire destroyed the entire Crazy "complex." The original hotel complex consisted of the two adjoined hotel sections with a common lobby, the Crazy Flats (a drinking pavilion with rooms for rent), a Bath House, and a drugstore (in which the fire started). The second Crazy Hotel opened two years later, in 1927. It covers the entire city block formerly occupied by the complex which it replaced. The famous second Crazy Hotel of the booming 1930's and 1940's is now [2008] a retirement hotel that was forcibly closed down in 2010.
Date: March 15, 1925
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

When Reason Runs Wild 16 x 20

Description: Photograph of the reflection of a fire burning in a convenience store window. This photograph was taken during the 1967 riots in Detroit, Michigan. Taken on assignment for Newsweek Magazine. Another photo ran on the cover of Newsweek. A number of others ran inside the same issue. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections