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The Tracings, Volume 10, Number 01, January 1991

Description: The Tracings is a periodical published by the Anderson County Genealogical Society. "Each issue contains research material with an index, a newsletter and related society information." The genealogical information may include generation charts, family histories, and lists of records (births, deaths, church records, etc.).
Date: January 1991
Creator: Anderson County Genealogical Society
Partner: Anderson County Genealogical Society

[Firefighters Battle Casa Avila Furniture Store Fire]

Description: Photograph of firefighters trying to extinguish a long, light-colored brick building with large front windows that is on fire. Three firefighters are crouched on the left, spraying water into the far left window, three are standing inside the building, spraying water into center window of the building, while four more firefighters spray two hoses at the building. Three firefighters on the right are also spraying the fire and the others are standing around on the right. There is a sign on top of the building, but it's obscured by a black, cloudy stain in the top right corner of the photo.On the back of the photograph are two labels (one partially torn off), two stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo
Date: November 14, 1962
Creator: Flynn, Johnny
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Two Firefighters Walk Through a Destroyed Store]

Description: Photograph of two firefighters in firefighting suits walk through debris in a W. T. Grant store, towards a large hole in the back wall. The closest of the firefighters is holding a pole in his right hand, which is partially obscured by the firefighter. The roof of the store is starting to cave in at the back of the store. Some of the merchandise on the right is still intact and dirty sheets cover some large, unidentified items. On the back of the photograph are a label, a stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photograph.
Date: November 13, 1962
Creator: Kennedy, Eamon
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Firefighters Extinguishing a Blazing Structure]

Description: Photograph of three firefighters in front of a burning, smoking structure. Several poles are still standing within the structure, while the rest of structure crumbles inward. One firefighter (wearing a firefighting suit with a 'G' on the back) is kneeling in the front-center, while the other two firefighters are crouched beyond a stack of wooden pallets on the right, spraying water from a fire hose at the structure. There are stacks of bricks and wooden planks on either side of the firefighter in the center. On the back of the photograph are two labels, a stamp, and extensive handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: November 10, 1962
Creator: Hanson, Andy
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Cloud of Black Smoke Rising from Metal Building]

Description: Photograph of a tall cloud of black smoke rising from a small, folded and bent metal building blackened by smoke. On the ground in front of the building, there are firefighters, in dark- and light-colored firefighting suits, holding a hose. There are a few civilians in the group, as well as one who is walking out of shot on the right. A tall tower is partially visible on the left, and in the background is a large metal building. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: August 26, 1963
Creator: Grant, Clint
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Officers and Injured Man on Gurney in a Street]

Description: Photograph of a street crowded with three police cars, a fire engine with a ladder on top, three police officers, and other people (in the street and on the side of the far side of the street, watching). A man with a bandage covering one of his eyes is laying on a gurney being pulled and pushed by a man in a suit and a firefighter. The ladder on top of the fire engine has "Dallas Fire Department, Snorkel No. 2" on the side. There are two partially visible multi-story buildings and a neon pharmacy sign in the immediate background. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving information about the photo.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Grant, Clint
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Firefighter Coiling a Fire Hose]

Description: Photograph of a firefighter (wearing a firefighting suit with the letters 'J' and 'L' on the right sleeve) bent over and recoiling a fire hose next to a large pile of wooden debris and a bright lamp. There are two ladders propped up against the side of the tall, multi-story building on the right. There is a fire-escape attached to the side of the building. In the background, another tall, multi-story building with many illuminated windows is barely visible in the dark. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving information about the photo.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Young, John
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Firefighters Clean Up Rubble at Cabana Motor Hotel]

Description: Photograph of five firefighters in firefighting suits, facing towards the camera and looking down, walking in dark, wet ash and rubble on a rooftop. Two of the firefighters are spraying water from a fire hose into a small wheelbarrow, and another firefighter is carrying a small ax. One of the other two firefighters is wearing a light-colored firefighting suit. The buildings of the Dallas city-skyline are visible in the background, and a man in plainclothes is visible beyond the firefighter on the far left. On the back of the photograph are two labels, a stamp, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo.
Date: June 22, 1962
Creator: Allen, William
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Firefighters Climb Ladders into Second Story of Burnt Building]

Description: Photograph of firefighters in firefighting suits climbing up and standing below two ladders leading up to two large holes in the second story of a building damaged by fire. Other firefighters and a man with a camera and a tape recorder stand in the space beneath the second-story. There are fire hoses on the ground and draped over the edge of the second-story floor. A large pile of fire-damaged wooden furniture lays on the left. On the back of the photograph are two stamps and a handwritten note giving information about the photo.
Date: January 24, 1964
Creator: Young, John
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Station 1 and Fire Truck]

Description: Photograph of a street view of the front of a two-story, brick fire station with four garage doors. The two garage doors on the right are open and a fire truck is 3/4 of the way out of right-center door. There are two men on the fire truck - one driving and the other on the top of the vehicle. On the front of the building, a fake balcony bears the Dallas Fire Department insignia and the American flag; on the sides of the building, parked cars are visible. The date and some handwritten notes are on the back of the photograph.
Date: December 22, 1969
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Station 1 and Firefighters]

Description: Photograph of six uniformed firefighters standing in front of the side of a fire engine at Dallas Fire Station 1. From left to right, the firefighters are: Fant, Capt. Lee, Chester, ?, Mitchell, and ?. The rear of the fire engine is just in front of one of the station's open garage doors. An American flag is flying above the same garage door, and in the background, part of the town is visible. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph identifying the fire station, and firefighters.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

{Dallas Fire Station #1 Firefighters]

Description: Photograph of six uniformed firefighters standing in front of the side of a fire engine outside Dallas fire station #1. From left to right, the firefighters are: Cardwell, Capt. Allen, Yobi Davis, Raymond Burris, D. Lester, and T. Jones. Part of the town is visible in the background. The rear of the fire engine is still partially inside the fire station, which is just barely visible on the right side of the photograph. There is a yellow sticky note on the back of the photograph that identifies the firefighters and the station.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Engine Co #2 and Firefighters]

Description: Photograph of the front of a two-story, brick fire station, which bears the sign, "Engine Co No. 2." In front of the building is a firefighting wagon drawn by two horses, bearing the name A. P. Flanary. The horses are chained to something out of shot, on the right. Three firefighters in uniform stand in front of the wagon while another firefighter sits in the driver's seat, holding the reins. On the back of the photograph is a label with handwritten information about the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Department 18 Firefighters]

Description: Photograph of the firefighters at Dallas Fire Department 18 standing and kneeling in uniform in front of one of the station's fire engines. The men are arranged in two rows. On the front row, from left to right, the firefighters are: Miguel Gonzalez, Daniel Canter Jr., and Edward Downy Davis. On the back row, from left to right, the firefighters are: George Fletcher, David Villarreal, and Joe C. Guzman. Only a small portion of the front of the fire engine is visible in the photo. On the back of the photograph are an identifier stamp and handwritten text identifying the men in the photo.
Date: February 17, 1976
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Department Firefighters at Station 3]

Description: Photograph of five firefighters in uniform standing on the side of a fire truck outside the old Dallas Fire Station 3. From left to right, the firefighters are: Odell, Capt. Bates, Robertson, Speirs, and Goodfellow. The town is partially visible in the background. There are two small holes at the top of the photograph, one on the left and one on the right. There is a yellow sticky note on the back giving information about the photograph.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Firefighters and Fire Engine at Station #1]

Description: Photograph of five firefighters in uniform, standing in front of the side of a fire engine. From left to right, the firefighters are: Mitchell, Capt. Lee, Chester, Watts, and Gause. The rear of the fire engine is still barely inside the fire station, which is partially visible on the right of the photograph. In the background, part of the town is visible, including a gas station sign. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note that identifies the fire station and firefighters.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Firefighters and Truck]

Description: Photograph of nine uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine, which is parked in the driveway of a two-story, brick building. The building is slightly visible on the left of the photograph; a small portion of the front lawn, sidewalk, and curb are visible on the bottom left. There are trees in the background and a puddle of water in front of the firefighters. On the back of the photograph are a label with the words, "Old 24's," as well as the typewritten date.
Date: April 16, 1964
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Old Fire Station 3 Firefighters and Engine]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed firefighters standing in front of a fire engine at the old Dallas Fire Station 3. From left to right, the firefighters are: Henry, Allen, Bell, Belvins, and Captain Baker. In the background, a residential neighborhood area, a few small businesses, and a traffic stop light are visible. There are two small holes in the top of the photograph, on the top left and the top right. On the back of the photograph is a yellow sticky note with information about the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aerial Photograph of Burning Building]

Description: Aerial photograph of a burning, multi-story building at the corner of Elm and Lamar St. in Dallas, partially obscured by smoke. On the ground and in the streets, multiple fire engines and emergency vehicles attend the fire. Three of the trucks have long ladders extended, and firefighters at the tops of the ladders hold hoses pointed at the building, spraying large streams of water. The city is also visible around the burning building. Large hoses cover the streets between and around the fire engines.
Date: July 23, 1961
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Boys Play On Fire Engine Inside Fire Station]

Description: Photograph of three boys wearing different parts of a firefighting suit and climbing on the back of a fire engine that sits inside a fire station. A firefighter also stands on the back of the truck, watching the boys as they play with a fire hose. The bottom of the photograph has text that reads, "Dallas Fire Department." There is information about the photograph on the back.
Date: November 11, 1971
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Bozo's Big Top at Dallas Fire Station 33]

Description: Photograph of a clown, a man in a firefighting suit, and a uniformed firefighter standing in front of a curtain at Dallas Fire Station 33. Directly behind them, children sit in a small, raked seating area framed by a "Bozo's Big Top" circus wagon cut-out. On the left of the men is a drum with triangles on it. On the bottom border of the photo is text reading, "Dallas Fire Department." On the back of the photograph are dimensions and lines for cropping the photo, and two stamps with identifier information and the date.
Date: January 29, 1971
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[DeLuxe Diner Building Fire]

Description: Photograph of a long, smoking, multi-story, brick building. On the ground, a fire engine is parked with its ladder extended towards the building and two firefighters stand next to a smaller ladder propped against the building. Streams of water spray the building from an unknown source behind the fire engine. There are several advertisement signs on the fence in front of the building. There is a handwritten note along the left border of the photo that reads, "See Over." On the back of the photograph are two stamps and extensive handwritten notes about the fire shown in the photo.
Date: July 23, 1961
Creator: Winfrey, Bill
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[DeLuxe Diner Fire]

Description: Photograph of a long, smoking, multi-story, brick building. On the ground, firefighters spray three different streams of water at the building. A fire engine is parked in the street on the far left, and there are four ladders propped up against side of the building. There are several advertisement signs on side of the building and several fire hoses lying in the street. There is an identifier label on the back of the photograph.
Date: July 23, 1961
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Dallas Fire Station 21 at Love Field]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Fire Station 21 at Love Field. The station has four garage doors. There are four fire engines of different makes and models parked in a line in front of the station, as well as a station wagon and a small boat. There are handwritten notes and printed text on the bottom border of the photograph.
Date: December 24, 1969
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Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum