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[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter, May 6, 1910]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of the St. Johns Fire Department in St. Johns, Michigan. On the far right of the photograph there is the steamer engine being pulled by two horses, there is another wagon loaded with ladders in the center of the group and more firemen standing on the far left of the picture.
Date: May 6, 1910
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Couple and Firemen]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a kissing couple within a burning heart, surrounded by firemen attempting to extinguish the fire with hoses and ladders. There is a Poem in German printed in the top left corner of the postcard. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message from the sender, saying, "My dear Sir! My best compliments for new year 1910!"
Date: December 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen Putting out a Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire at a building with a fire wagon working to try to put it out. The building is frozen on the outside, and all of the firemen on the right side are wearing coats due to the temperature; the note on the card reads: "Equitable Fire [] 1-9-12. 62 Cos on the job. This is Eng. Co. 156."
Date: January 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter, June 13, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Earl E. Cratty to George Pendexter with a photograph of a horse-drawn fire department vehicle going down a street in Galesburg, Illinois for the Decoration Day Parade (now Memorial Day) on May 30, 1912. There is a large crowd of people lining the street on both sides, as other vehicles pass by in the background. There is a note on the photo that says "St. Louis, MO has great collection of cards."
Date: [1912-05-30..1912-06-13]
Creator: Cratty, Earl E.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen by their Station]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of five firemen outside of their fire station. One of the men is sitting on a horse-drawn transport, two are seated on a fire truck, and one is standing in between the truck and horses. This fire station has two garages that are open in this picture, and it has a porch on the second level of the building.
Date: [1909..1912]
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 note that says "hope these cards interest you" on the back. The photo on the reverse side shows the ruins of the Burdick House after a fire burned it down on December 9, 1909 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The building is almost completely destroyed, most of the area is covered in smoke while three firemen are standing in a ground talking together.
Date: December 10, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding post cards he is going to send, as well as saying that this photo represents "Chemicals #11 located 2 1/2 miles from center of city." The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the chemical trucks pulled by two horses in front of the local fire station in Springfield, Massachusetts; there are five firemen also posing with the wagon, three are standing in the back and two are sitting in the driver's seat. There are ladders and a rolled up water hose in the back of the wagon.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Amsterdam Fire Department on a Boat]

Description: Postcard of the Amsterdam Fire Department aboard a boat. The boat has smoke rising from exhaust pipes, and it is towing a smaller boat seen behind it. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note from the sender that says, "Thanks for cards. I hope you like these. Many salutations [...]"
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, January 29, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing other collectors to contact for pictures, Johnston suggests contacting F. A. Bruce, and L. A. Van Toor. The photograph on the reverse side shows the destruction at the Globe M. F. G. Co. building in Battle Creek, Michigan after a fire; the walls are crumpled inwards and the roof has caved in. There are two men standing off to the left looking at the damage left behind by the fire.
Date: January 29, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Fighter Extinguishing a Fire]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a fire fighter with a hose and helmet extinguishing a fire to the right. His helmet covers his entire head, also featuring a mouthpiece with a hose running to the side. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "This man is pictured in an imaginary fire, but this is the exact type of helmet and clothes as I have seen it only a few times in use. I cannot tell you more about it than that it is riveted at the middle of the chin to the thin iron air tube crosswise from shoulder to shoulder."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter with a photograph showing a building on fire in Missouri; Eagan notes that this is the "state capital bldg., Jefferson City, MO." The photograph shows the building engulfed in flames after having been struck by lightning.
Date: February 1911
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon on a City Street]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of horse-drawn wagons used by the local fire department traveling down a city street. The wagon in front is loaded with ladders and a few firemen are riding on the back, two firemen are sitting in the driver's seat steering the horses. There are also two wagons being driven along behind the first one.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of Firemen Going up a Ladder]

Description: Postcard with a photograph showing the "wholesale coffee house fire" and two firemen walking up a long ladder that is leaning against the wall of the building. Both men have a hold of a long hose as they climb, and the firemen at the bottom are giving them more slack as they move up. At ground level there are lots of people crowding around hoping to get a view of the action.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire Fighters with a Hand-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of uniformed fire fighters standing near a hand-drawn fire engine. The engine has two poles on its front for the fire fighters to carry, and requires multiple people to move. The engine has the words, " Torrent Veteran" written on its hose. On the back of the postcard, the sender left a handwritten message that says, "Cannot find any cards of the Phila. Fire Dept. -Edna V. Johnson."
Date: June 29, 1911
Creator: Johnson, Edna V.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Los Angeles Fire Fighter]

Description: Postcard of a L.A. Fire Department Badge, with a head shot photograph of a fire fighter in its center. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I don't suppose you will recognize who I am? We have had three fires since 8:48 (sent 17) last night + 2 'o clock (sent 18) today. I hope you are well [...]"
Date: September 19, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
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