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Dates:
1886-1964
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Fires
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertisements for fire escapes, plus chimney and flue repair. Illustration of a horse drawn fire wagon. Article reprint on fire hazards related to aerosol sprays, news clippings, business correspondence.

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Dates:
1894 August 25
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Fires
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
CIGNA
Seymour, Frank
Dates:
1852 - 1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1232
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents firefighting and fires in American history through newspaper and magazine illustrations, ephemera, and photographs. The emphasis is on large urban fires (New York City and Chicago) and industrial fires in the northeastern United States. There are some illustrations of cartoons, rescues, poems, fires on ships and clippings about great floods in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.

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