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[Postcard of Fire Fighters in Saint-Ouen]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters extinguishing a large fire in an urban setting. The silhouettes of buildings are visible behind the wall of smoke, as well as a toppled street sign and telephone pole. In the bottom-right corner of the image, behind the fire fighters, a pickaxe is seen in a mound of loose dirt. A handwritten message on the back of the photograph says, "Many thanks for your cards. They are pretty, but not quite what I...]"
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire at Portland City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a fire at Portland City Hall. The flames have spread through the building's upper floors and the neighboring building on the left. Icicles are visible on the side of the city hall and part of a smaller neighboring building on its left. People in brown coats are visible in the street, and long hoses are running along the ground. On the back of the postcard, a handwritten message says, "Excuse delay - but I have been unable to find any fire department cards. This was the nearest I could come to it. Would be pleased to send you other kinds of card views - buildings, etc. if you wish. Many thanks for card sent - Edna Griffin."
Date: June 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire Fighters in Action]

Description: Illustrated postcard of fire fighters rescuing a woman from a burning building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I am very sorry I can only get imaginary, but the views give the exact details exactly as in the London Fire Brigade, as I should think they will do."
Date: unknown
Creator: Howard, Fred S.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire Fighters in Action]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters using an apparatus to extinguish a fire on a city building. The fire fighters are standing on the back of a wagon, with hoses running from beneath the vehicle. The sender has left a handwritten message starting on the right of the image, and continuing on the back of the postcard.
Date: August 14, 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Fighter Rescuing a Lady]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a fire fighter on a ladder, carrying a lady and a cat on his back. The couple is looking towards the flames and smoke in the background. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir: I am sending today two [...] cards in exchange which I hope will be as [...]"
Date: April 26, 1910
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

[Photograph of the Side of a Damaged Building at Texas A&M]

Description: Photograph of a building on the campus of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) having been badly damaged by a fire. Only the framework is left standing as most of the inside of the building has been totally destroyed; there are also a large number of men standing in formation to the right of the building.
Date: May 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire at the Delaware Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the burning of the Delaware Hotel. The town's fire department is trying to extinguish the flames, as seen by the hose leading from the wagons in the bottom right corner of the image. A large crowd is watching the event unfold from the left. Despite the image being black and white, the smoke has a slight red tint to it. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note from the sender that says, "[...] This is the nearest thing to a fire wagon here, so I sent it. [...]"
Date: June 20, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter, October 13, 1910]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter wishing for more cards to be sent showing "auto fire apparatus." The photograph on the reverse side of the card shows a large cloud of smoke coming off of a large building that has been burned. The building on the left has had its roof destroyed and some portions of its wall collapsed; the building in the foreground has had its walls damaged and roof destroyed as well.
Date: October 13, 1910
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, December 21, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter describing the photograph on the reverse side as a fire in St. Louis on May 23, 1911 and saying that Pendexter's new fire truck "is a dandy" and gives a descriptions of its technical features. The photograph on the reverse side shows a large number of fire fighters working to put out a fire at one of the buildings in the city; Eagan says "This is one of several paper stock fire." Three of the photographed firemen are walking up the large pile of debris while most of the others are at ground level working the hoses and spraying water on the pile.
Date: December 21, 1911
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of a Burnt Building at Texas A&M]

Description: Photograph of a burnt building with rubble piled up at the front entrance; most of the back of the building has been destroyed as you can seen daylight through all of the windows. The caption on the photo says: "A. M. College Fire May 1912," more specifically this was at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University).
Date: May 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of a Building Damaged by Fire at Texas A&M University]

Description: Photograph of a building on the campus of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) after having been badly damaged by a fire. The roof and insides of the building have been burned away leaving only the outer walls left standing; there are piles of rubble in front of the main entrances to the building.
Date: May 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of Cadets Trying to Demolish a Damaged Building at Texas A&M University]

Description: Photograph of a building on the campus of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University) after having been damaged by fire. This photograph shows a large number of cadets using ropes to try to finish off the demolition of the building; the insides of the building are completely destroyed leaving only the brick outer walls.
Date: May 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas