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[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, December 10, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a note that says "hope these cards interest you" on the back. The photo on the reverse side shows the ruins of the Burdick House after a fire burned it down on December 9, 1909 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The building is almost completely destroyed, most of the area is covered in smoke while three firemen are standing in a ground talking together.
Date: December 10, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, December 10, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a note saying: "Just of Hotel Lobby and Arcade all gone now." The photo on the reverse side of the card shows the lobby and arcade inside of the Burdick House in Kalamazoo, Michigan; after the fire on December 9, 1909 all of this was totally destroyed.
Date: December 10, 1912
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Burnt Building]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a building after being destroyed by a fire. The note on the back of the card says: "Ruins 4-Alarm fire New York." The building's name is "Electrose M. F. G. Co." and it is almost completely destroyed; only the a few walls are left standing.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with a photograph of two fire engines working on a fire in Los Angeles, California. Woods notes on the back that these are "Engines three and four working on hose tower," the photo shows the two engines shooting water up into the sky as they fight the fire. There are plenty of spectators and firemen alike standing on the ground watching.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, December 31, 1911]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter requesting that they exchange their fire photos together; Johnston says he got Pendexter's name from J. D. Smith. The photograph on the reverse side shows the Battle Creek Fire Department "testing stream and #2 steamer" at their testing location; behind the engine there is a large crowd of people watching the testing going on.
Date: December 31, 1911
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, December 10, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of the "Battle Creek Fire Engine at Kalamazoo, Mich. Dec. 9-1909 Burdick House Fire." Smith says that "Battle Creek was called at 12:50 A. M. at 2 A. M. we were there with our Engine Hose wagon." The photograph shows the fire engine parked on a street with hoses hooked up to it; there are firemen working on the fire and with their fire engine. Another caption on the photograph says that it was "6 below zero" while they were working on the fire.
Date: [1909-12-09..1909-12-10]
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, January 15, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter regarding his contacts in Detroit, Michigan. The photograph on the reverse side of the card shows a fire taking place in Battle Creek, Michigan with the fire department working to put it out. The building on fire is the lightly colored one in the center of the photo; there is smoke coming out of the windows. The caption on the photo reads: "The Fire - Dec. 7-1911. Battle Creek, Mich."
Date: January 15, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Large Building on Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a large building on fire and firemen attempting to put it out. The firemen are standing on the ground in front of the building using their hoses to try to put out the flames; by this point most of the building has been destroyed, only pieces on the front wall are left standing.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen at Home]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon parked out in front of a suburban home. The roof of the home has some slight damage; some of the kids from the house are standing in the yard waiting for the firemen to put out the fire.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of Firemen Going up a Ladder]

Description: Postcard with a photograph showing the "wholesale coffee house fire" and two firemen walking up a long ladder that is leaning against the wall of the building. Both men have a hold of a long hose as they climb, and the firemen at the bottom are giving them more slack as they move up. At ground level there are lots of people crowding around hoping to get a view of the action.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Large Building on Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph showing a massive cloud of smoking rising from a large building in a city area. The men in the foreground are standing and watching the smoke rise from the building.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Fire Wagon by a Damaged Home]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon parked out in front of a home slightly damaged by a fire. There are three firemen standing on the roof spraying it down with a hose; there are a few children standing out by the fire wagon.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen Putting out a Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire at a building with a fire wagon working to try to put it out. The building is frozen on the outside, and all of the firemen on the right side are wearing coats due to the temperature; the note on the card reads: "Equitable Fire [] 1-9-12. 62 Cos on the job. This is Eng. Co. 156."
Date: January 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with Two Photos of House Fires from L. H. Woods]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with two photographs on the reverse side of two house fires. Woods notes the fire on the left is at "8th and Hope St." with Engine 10 working on it, and the fire on the right is at "16th and Hill St." The photo on the left shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with a steamer engine on the back and a number of firemen working with it, the photo on the right is a view looking over a backyard fence to a house with smoke billowing out from the walls.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, December 10, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph showing the "Grand Rapids Fire Engine at Burdick House Fire Kalamazoo, Mich." There is also a note on the back written by Smith detailing his arrival to Grand Rapids. The photograph shows the fire engine parked outside of a building with men standing around it; the wagon has a large steamer engine.
Date: December 10, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with an Image of a Fire in Milwaukee, Wisconsin]

Description: Postcard with an image of a fire taking place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The photograph shows a large group of firemen of the Milwaukee Fire Department attempting to put out the fire by using their high-pressured water hoses causing large clouds of smoke to billow out.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of the Webb Factory in St. Louis]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the Webb Factory in St. Louis, Missouri; the writing on the building says: "The Webb Motor Fire Apparatus Co." There are a few men standing in the street out in front of the building, and there are a few fire trucks parked outside as well.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of the Webb Factory in St. Louis]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the Webb Factory located in St. Louis, Missouri. There are firemen around a fire engine in the street with a ladder pointed straight up in the air; one man is leaning his head out of the window over the "O" in "Co."
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, December 8, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter discussing the shipment of Pendexter's new car from the Webb Factory, it should be shipped by the 20th. The photograph on the reverse side shows a group of firemen working to put out a fire; there are large hoses stretched out down the street attached to different auto engines.
Date: December 8, 1911
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, January 2, 1913]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter discussing the building on the reverse picture, Eagan says: "This is where three people were burned and 15 injured Nov. 1st 1912 a servant girl set fire to the place." The photograph shows a crowd of people standing outside the main entrance to the Berlin Hotel as they wait to return back to their rooms after the fire.
Date: January 2, 1913
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, January 25, 1912]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter describing the fire he had been fighting at a building at "Broadway and Cass Ave." The photograph shows the "#12 Engine" fighting the fire taking place at an auto store. There is snow on the streets as Eagan notes the weather is cold and foggy.
Date: January 25, 1912
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas