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NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Fires
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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1886-1964
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NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Fires
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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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Creators:
Robrecht, Jack
Dates:
1852 - 1983
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1.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1231
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains primarily photographs and postcards relating to firefighting. Many of the photographs are of firefighting vehicles and apparatus, both horse-drawn and gasoline-powered. The cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore are especially well documented, though other cities are represented, including Hamilton, Ohio; Camden, New Jersey; D...

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Seymour, Frank
Dates:
1852 - 1957
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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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1853
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NMAH.AC.1232
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