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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