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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

[Hand Drawn Chemical Wagon in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of four firemen leading a hand drawn chemical wagon in the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The wagon features a red metal box and a roll of thick rope in between its two large red wheels. Each fireman is wearing a light blue, collared uniform shirt and blue jeans, as well as a navy blue cap. The two firemen in front pull the wagon along while the firemen in back push. The parade took place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Firefighters on Wagon

Description: Copy negative of a group of firemen standing by what seems to be a fire engine, included in the picture are Kress Watson, Max Bryant and Major Daniels. Some of the firemen seem to be holding hoses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fire Truck in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a red fire truck driving down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fair parade. According to text on the driver-side door, the fire truck belongs to the Friendswood Fire Department. A firefighter is visible standing up out of the truck cab.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Firefighters at League Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of firefighters sitting on the top of a fire engine truck parked at League Park. They are all wearing red shirts and black shorts. Two trophies are nestled between them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City Fireman]

Description: Photograph of a fireman standing in League Park with a trophy in his hands. The year on the trophy is 1988.
Date: 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Station No. 1]

Description: Photograph of Fire Station Number 1. The station has a garage with three doors. Three firetrucks are parked inside the garage
Date: c. 1978-04
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Two unidentified firefighters]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified firefighters in uniform. Both men are wearing helmets and dark jackets with reflective tape. One man is spraying water from a hose, and the other man is standing behind him with his hand on the other's back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12

Description: Three unidentified men are wearing full firefighting gear while standing in the Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12. The engine is parked outside of the fire department garage, and one unidentified man is visible through the garage door windows. A driver in uniform is visible in the driver's seat of the engine.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12

Description: An assortment of fire engine water hoses are laid upon a large rack with two tiers. An unidentified man in full firefighting gear is standing on top of the hoses on the rack and using a broom to sweep off the hoses. Another unidentified man wearing full firefighting gear watches from beside the rack. On the road beside the rack, a Dodge car is parked with a license plate partially visible. The license plate reads "Texas '61 6187." In the background, a sign reading "Wyatt Food" is visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12

Description: Engine No. 12 is being buffed by three unidentified men in normal clothes and firefighter boots in front of the Denton Fire Dept.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12

Description: Three unidentified men are wearing full firefighting gear while standing in the Denton Fire Dept. Engine No. 12. The engine is parked outside of the fire department garage, and one unidentified man is visible through the garage door windows. A driver in uniform is visible in the driver's seat of the engine.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing in the Hallettsville Fire Department's Horse and Fire Wagon on LaGrange Street in front of the Fire Hall. According to accompanying information, the persons in the wagon (left to right) are Richard Waltersdorf, John E. Buss, and O. T. East, and the horse is called "Headlight." "Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas" is printed beneath the image. On the back is a letter written to Mrs. Henry Messer in Shiner, Texas.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Braunig
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Unidentified firefighters before smoking building]

Description: Photograph of four unidentified firefighters battling the flames of a smoking building. One in a dark jacket with reflective tape shoots water from a hose into the building. Another in a dark jacket shoots water into the building while talking to a firefighter in a light jacket. Another man in a dark jacket stands beside the two and holds a hose.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Firemen in the '40s]

Description: Photograph of firemen battling a fire in a salvage yard and welding shop. Several water hoses are being used and strewn across the ground. A firetruck, car, and several onlookers are in the street before the burning building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

52nd Annual Convention State Firemen's Association of Texas

Description: This program contains information about the Denton Fire Department, a biographical sketch about W. J. Austin, descendant of Stephen F. Austin and former president of the State Firemen's Association, a list of officers and members of the Denton Fire Department, and several photographs of firemen and their equipment. The booklet also contains information about the mayor and city officials of Denton in 1928, a photograph of Denton city hall, a photograph of Godwin Hotel, and the schedule of events for the annual convention of the State Firemen's Association of Texas. Some information about other Denton County fire departments is included. The program also contains several advertisements for Texas and Denton County businesses.
Date: c. 1928-06-12
Creator: State Firemen's Association of Texas
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Hereford Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of the first auto fire truck at the Hereford Fire Department. Bob Brazil, the driver, and Ray Barbar sit in the seat, while Carl Cockrell and Lloyd Hearns stand on the truck. J. W. Barnett sits on the side, and B. S. Arnold, George Beams, and C. N. Dyar stand.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[Hereford Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of the first auto fire truck at the Hereford Fire Department. Bob Brazil, the driver, and Ray Barbar sit in the seat, while Carl Cockrell and Lloyd Hearns stand on the truck. J. W. Barnett sits on the side, and B. S. Arnold, George Beams, and C. N. Dyar stand.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[Photograph of Old Behrens Chapel Fire]

Description: Photograph of the fire at the original Behrens Chapel at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Shows two men standing at the base of the burning building holding a water hose, attempting to control the fire. Other steams of water can be seen in the background.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Abilene Hall Fire]

Description: Photograph of the old Abilene Hall fire, showing smoke rising from the roof and a fire engine parked alongside the building. A firefighter can be seen standing at the top of a ladder mounted to the fire engine. A sign on the building reads, “Hardin-Simmons Book Store.” A large crowd of people, most likely evacuated employees, stand across the street from the burning building.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Fire Truck with a Man on its Ladder]

Description: Photograph of a fire truck with the ladder extended up in the air and a fireman holding onto the ladder most of the way up. The Abilene Christian College Administration Building is in the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Man and Woman Walk Away from Camera]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman walking away from the camera. The man has his arm on the woman's shoulder and she has her arm wrapped around his waist. The back of the man's shirt reads "Stonewall Vol. Fire Dept."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Photograph of Firefighter at Abilene Hall Fire]

Description: Photograph a firefighter on the very top of the truck ladder attempting to fight the fire at Abilene Hall. Black smoke can be seen emanating from the roof and side of the building.
Date: February 10, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library