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[Postcard of a Fire Station, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters at a station, driving a horse-drawn wagon. The station's garage is labeled, "Hose Co. 17." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have just one more fire dept. down here with one after sending these two today. So, please send me card next time - until I get home."
Date: August 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in a horse-drawn wagon at a fire station. The garage at the station is labeled, "Hook & Ladder 4." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "At home again. Here the two views of Cen. Fire Sta. that I have sent you. Duplicates or not, please. [...] I may get new views for you now."
Date: September 10, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Alarm Response, Lima, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Lima Fire Department rushing to a fire in their horse-drawn wagons, moving diagonally to the right towards the foreground. Bystanders on the street have cleared a straight path for the fire fighters. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Your fire card received with pleasure. That is one of the finest pieces of auto fire apparatus I have ever seen. Are you making a special collection of fire views or do you care for city views [?]. I have some very fine views of the city I would be glad to send you as my fire views are very few. The steamer shown in this view is now drawn by 3 horses instead of 2. This is an old picture taken several years ago."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire at the Equitable Building, New York]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department extinguishing a fire at the Equitable Building. The fire department is using multiple hoses to spray a wide area on the building. Shelves of ice have formed on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "5 alarms followed by the 2-7. Call. (6 alarms more, 11 alarms in all.)"
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a German Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of a gated, multistory fire station in Germany. The gated area consists of three connected brick buildings, with the opening facing the camera. The main building features garages at its base and a clock at the center of its roof. The back of the photograph has a handwritten message from its sender to its recipient.
Date: January 31, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas