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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

[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 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 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

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen with Two Large Hoses]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a group of firemen working with two large hoses spraying water into the air. The caption on the photo reads: "Two streams from auto engine," and there are two children standing behind the firemen.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, December 17, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph showing the destruction of the Burdick House on the "Morning of Dec. 9-1909. Kalamazoo, Mich." The photograph shows the massive damage to the front wall of the building as it has been burned down by a fire; there are firemen holding a large hose trying to put out the fire.
Date: December 17, 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 photograph of the Burdick House prior to the fire that burned it down. The note on the back of the card reads: "Started here in [the] basement and burned the entire block about $850,000 fire." This photograph shows the building intact with people walking underneath the awnings on the sidewalk; the caption on the photo reads: "Burdick House Kalamazoo, Mich., Burned - Dec. 9-1909."
Date: December 10, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, December 17, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of "the Fire" taking place in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This is the fire that burnt down the Burdick House on December 9, 1909; this picture shows the fire at three A. M. Almost all of the front wall of the building has been destroyed, most of the other walls have been totally wiped out.
Date: December 17, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter saying he recently spilled a bottle of something but does have more cards to send out. The photograph shows the "Fire Department Testing No. 1 Auto Engine" in Battle Creek, Michigan; the firemen are surrounded by civilians watching the men pump water through their hoses. The men are shooting the high pressured water streams over a bridge into a body of water.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Garage Fire in Chicago]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire in Chicago, Illinois; the note on the back says this was a "garage fire." Outside of the building there is a large crowd of people standing in groups looking at the damage caused by the fire.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of an Old Steamer Engine]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an old steamer engine used by the Chicago Fire Department; the note on the back of the photo says this is "Engine 40 [in] Chicago." There is a crowd of people, including boys, standing around the engine looking at all of its features.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Two Fire Engines in Chicago, Illinois]

Description: Postcard of two fire engines belonging to the Chicago Fire Department; the note on the back on the reverse side says they are "2 & 104 Engs." Both engines have steam coming out of the top and firemen are working with both of them in very cold weather.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Garage Fire in Chicago]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a garage fire in Chicago, Illinois. The roof has been destroyed by the fire and the upper windows have been blown out, and there is a ladder sticking up through the far left window. There is a large number of people standing around on the ground outside of the garage.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Fire Truck in New Haven, Connecticut]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a chemical truck leaving the garage at its fire station in New Haven, Connecticut. This truck is loaded with a large hose and ladder in the back; there are other men and a child standing at the entrance of the garage.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with an Image of a Fire Engine at Work]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire engine belonging to the Dallas Fire Department. The caption on the photograph says this is "Engine #4 at work" fighting a fire in town; there is a hose attached to it at the bottom of the engine. Off to the far right of the photo there are three boys standing by.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas