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[Postcard of a Fire Station, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department at their headquarters, lined up in horse-drawn carts. The station has two garage doors at its base, and "1878" is displayed at its front. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks for views received today. This is No. 1 station, a very old building as you can see [...]"
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Five Fire Fighters]

Description: Postcard of five fire fighters in a group photo, two are standing, the other three are sitting in chairs. On the right, a door is open, with a visible staircase inside. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Card received yesterday, many thanks. Still plenty of snow and cold. Day off tomorrow, better make the rounds with me. This is a view of everyone at No. 3 taken in first of quarters. Left to right [...], still having a few small ones."
Date: February 13, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 17, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing the wagon in the photograph, Brown says "this is a view of old truck at No. 3." He later says that the wagon has been remodeled and moved to another station; the wagon is loaded down with ladders in the back. The photograph shows the wagon sitting outside of the local fire station with a fireman sitting atop the driver's seat and holding the reins.
Date: March 17, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 25, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter thanking George for sending him cards of the truck in Dallas, Texas and discussing the recent snow storm. The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the horse-drawn fire wagons, parked in front of the fire station, used by the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Ohio; this wagon is being pulled by two horses with two firemen in the driver's seat. There are also two firemen standing on the back of the wagon on the far right of the picture.
Date: March 25, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of an Auto Fire Engine, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department with a fire engine automobile. The early model automobile has two seats, a small compartment in the back that carries a hose, and a bell mounted on its hood. The back of the photograph has a handwritten message discussing the exchange of collectible postcards with George Pendexter.
Date: January 29, 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

WASP Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 4, December 1,1944

Description: Partial WASP newsletter from a base in Maxwell Field, Alabama, announcing the death of a WASP Staff Executive, Katherine Dussaq, who was a key member in planning reemployment possibilities for WASP after deactivation. Dussaq perished in a plane crash when her AT-6 went down on her way to Cincinnati. Attached after the newsletter is a pilot's log page belonging to Betty Jo Streff.
Date: December 1, 1944
Creator: Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from Caro Bosca to the WASP Board, May 12, 2005]

Description: Letter from WASP President Caro Bosca to the WASP Board of Directors discussing an "Action Without Meeting" question to recognize Shutsy Reynolds for her service as the organization's Stores Chairman. The last two paragraphs correct an error from the balance sheet printed in the newsletter.
Date: May 12, 2005
Creator: Bosca, Caro Bayley
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum