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[Postcard with a Photograph of an American LaFrance Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard with a photograph looking at the back side of an American LaFrance fire engine with a ladder and large hose loaded in the back. There are men standing towards the front on either side of the fire truck, one is holding an umbrella.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Three Firemen Working with a Hose]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of three San Antonio firemen working to aim a large hose with a stream being produced by their fire engine. The caption on the photo reads: "auto engine stream," these are all a part of the San Antonio Fire Department in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen Working Hoses]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a group of firemen of the San Antonio Fire Department working with water hoses and spraying water into the sky; the caption on the photo reads: "auto engine streams."
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Stream of Water by a Building]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a high-pressured stream of water shooting in front of a building in San Antonio, Texas; the caption on the photo says: "auto engine stream." The stream of water appears to be aimed in front of the building instead of directly at it.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen Working a Fire Hose]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of some of the firemen in the San Antonio Fire Department working a water hose; the caption says: "auto engine stream." The men appear to be spraying the water into an open field next to a building, not directly at it.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Three Firemen Working with a Hose]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of three firemen of the San Antonio Fire Department working with a large hose, the captions says that the stream of water coming out was due to the "plug pressure before [the] engine started."
Date: [1909..1912]
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 with a Photograph of the "New Yorker" in Action]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the "New Yorker" in action in he water along the coast; the boat is firing all of its water cannons on the right and left. The text on the back of the card says "We have 9 more like this one. (This is the first fire boat built for the dept in Engine Co. #57."
Date: May 29, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan with a Photograph of a Burnt Building]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan with a note talking about the recent bad weather in Chicago, Illinois. The photograph on the reverse side shows a steamer engine parked by a building that has recently burned down, according to the note on the back of the card "this is where 27 Chicago firemen were killed."
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Addressed to C. L. Woodward in Austin, Texas]

Description: Postcard addressed to C. L. Woodward "Chief Fire Dept., Austin [sic], Texas" with a photograph of the motor vehicles used by the Akron Fire Department in Akron, Ohio. The caption on the photo reads: "The Webb Motor Fire Apparatus used in the Akron Fire Department." All of the vehicles have ladders loaded in the back, along with alarm bells mounted on the front part of the cars; these are parked outside of the fire station in the city with the firemen of the department posing around the vehicles.
Date: May 21, 1909
Creator: Taylor, O.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, August 16, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter saying that he has just returned from his vacation of 25 days. The photograph on the reverse side of the card shows a Quaker Oats Plant having been burned in March 1911; the building is still smoking at the time of this picture. There is also a train in the photograph with the words "Ann Arbor" written on the side.
Date: August 16, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, January 22, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter concerning life in Battle Creek, Michigan, Johnston says that they are having a cold winter. The photograph shows a building in town badly damaged by a fire; the sign on the building reads: "YES WE WILL REBUILD AT ONCE, TEMPORARY OFFICES 401 EQUITY BLDG., Chamberlin Metal Weather Strip Co."
Date: January 22, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, June 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter describing the photo on the reverse side and his attempt to find more cards to send to Pendexter. Johnston says that he is the man to the left of the one holding the hose and firing the water into the river; he says they are "well pleased with [their] new auto pumper." The photograph shows Johnston and another fireman with the hose shooting water into the river and a large crowd of people standing around watching the display.
Date: June 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, July 16, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter telling him of a recent fire they had "the 11th and one Sunday morning at 3 a.m." The photograph shows a devastated building with a caption that reads: "Great Fendrich Fire Ruins Main St. Looking West from 2nd St. Evansville, Indiana." The building in the center is almost completely destroyed while the one to its left has most of its walls still standing though its roof is gone.
Date: July 16, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

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

Description: Postcard from L. H. Wood to George Pendexter with a note on the back that reads: "I send you this card to see if you have forgotten [sic] me of the L. A. F. D." The photograph on the reverse side shows a steamer engine parked in the middle of a large crowd of people.
Date: [1909-02-19..1912-02-19]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
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 B. H. Wilson to George Pendexter, June 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from B. H. Wilson to George Pendexter regarding more cards he has to send once he prints them; Wilson notes that the truck in the photo is a "ladder truck in the Decoration Day Parade, 1908." The truck is loaded with ladders and has at least four firemen on it, one is seated at the rear, one is standing on the side, and two are seated in the driver's seat while holdings the reins to the horses. The truck also has two small American flags planted on either side of it.
Date: June 18, 1912
Creator: Wilson, B. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Fire Damage in Houston, February 21, 1912]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of some of the damage caused by a fire in Houston, Texas; the text on the photo says that this is "looking west from plant of Dew Bros Syrup Co." Most of the pieces of debris in the picture are sheets of metal lying on the ground with other charred pieces in the background.
Date: February 21, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Fire Damage in Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the damage caused by a major fire in Houston, Texas. The caption on the picture reads: "Houston's Big Fire Feb 21, 1912 Where the Blaze Started." The building in the photograph belongs to a grain company, and has most of its roof and taller walls destroyed; most of the building with "Grain Co." written on it is most left intact. There are a few men looking through the debris.
Date: February 21, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, February 27, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing a fire that happened in Springfield, Ohio in 1903, in talking about injuries Brown says: "5 buried [sic] by falling walls, 3 taken out dead, others had broken limbs." The photograph on the reverse side shows the damage caused by the fire at the Fountain Square Theatre on February 19, 1903; this is the "stage entrance" which is torn up and wooden beams lying on the ground in disarray.
Date: February 27, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus C.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Showing a New York Fire Engine Responding to a Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire truck responding to a fire. The note on the back of the card says that this truck is "Auto Eng Co. #58 at 4-Alarm fire New York." The truck has a long hose attached to it and sprawled out along the street, the steamer in the truck has a puff of steam coming out of the top, and there is a fireman standing on the side.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas