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[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 from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, May 27, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a photograph of "Auto Engine No. 1" of the Battle Creek Fire Department testing its pump. There is a note on the back of the card describing the location of the truck in the photograph; there is a large group of people standing around the engine during the test.
Date: May 27, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Burning Building, January 27, 1912]

Description: Postcard with a photograph a building on fire in Crockett, Texas; the caption on the side of the photo reads: "This is the fire I was telling you about, the largest building here." Most of the flames in the photo are inside of the building as the walls are made of brick while the insides are made of wood.
Date: January 27, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas