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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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Creators:
Robrecht, Jack
Dates:
1852 - 1983
Size:
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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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1886-1964
undated
Size:
1.49 Cubic feet (consisting of 3 boxes, 1 folder, 5 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Fires
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Fires and Firefighting forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Republic Aviation Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1960s
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of thirty-one black and white three by four glass lantern slides and sixty film slides of Republic's work with Project Fire.

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Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912
Abram, Charles, Chief
Dates:
1917-1923
Size:
7 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS539
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Onondaga text.

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Creators:
Walter Kidde & Company
Dates:
bulk 1930-1950
Size:
0.54 Cubic Feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 350 photographs, negatives, and illustrations, dating from the 1930s through the 1940s, from the Walter Kidde & Company archive. Subjects include Kidde fire suppression and air flotation systems, and military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft of the period. The collection also includes thirty-three...

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Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
undated
Size:
11 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1487
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997
Dates:
[ca. 1964]
Size:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lichroy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Preliminary sketch for the painting "As I Opened Fire" [1964] and the comic strip on which it was based.

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Creators:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dunn, Jacob Piatt, 1855-1924
Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond), 1821-1897
Dates:
July 9, 1909
Size:
5 Items (ca. 5 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1691
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also Story of the Meteor or Fire Dragon, by Gatschet, translated into Miami by J.P. Dunn.

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Creators:
Fredette, Raymond H.
Dates:
bulk 1960s - 2000s
Size:
3.4 Cubic feet ((10 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0030
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 3.44 cubic feet of material pertaining to the book The Sky on Fire: The First Battle of Britain, 1917-1918 by Raymond H. Fredette including correspondence; photographs and negatives; reference material; research notes; drafts and proofs; reviews; and business and financial records. There is extensive corres...

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