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A machine for delivering persons from burning houses / R. Aitken sculp.

The wreck on the Goodwin Sands

[Lieutenant Louis von Trebra, Captain [Lieutenant] Adolph Metzner, and Lieutenant Walker, Tennessee River near Battle Creek, Alabama, August 1862]

Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission

Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commis[sion]

Searching for the dead after snowslide of April 3, '98, Dyea Trail, Alaska

Searching for the dead after snowslide of April 3, 1898, Dyea Trail, Alaska

Sergeant Vaughan rescuing a man from a fifth-story window at the Hotel Royal fire

Red Cross dog - Italy

Titanic survivors on way to rescue ship Carpathia

Rescue work, Dayton

Rescue work, Dayton

Rescue work, Dayton

Rescue work, Dayton

Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Lincoln Branch, Flag day, Saturday, September 4th, 1915 / W.L. Wyllie ; Copyright, Buck & Wootton, Ltd., London, S.E.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Our work in 1914 / David Allen & Sons Ld. London. Harrow &c.

Royal National Life-boat Institution, Heywood Branch, Flag days, Friday & Saturday, 28th & 29th July, 1916 / B.F. Gribble ; Copyright, Buck & Wootton, Ltd., London, S.E.

Work of the American Red Cross in the Otranto Disaster. Some of those at Islay, Scotland, who were responsible for the excellent way in which the work of rescue and recovery was conducted under extremely difficult conditions on a bleak and desolate shore. In civilian clothes, Lt. Col. Turnbull, Chief Constable of Argyllshire and his subordinates who were responsible for rescue work. The British Tommy shown in the photo is Ensign McKenzie of the funeral of 199 victims on Oct. 11. The Naval officer is Lieut. Greenham, R.N. the Divisional Officer of the coast guard in this district, who was himself responsible for the recovery of forty bodies. Pipers John McEachron (left) & John Woodrow (right) played the lament at the funeral. They had previously been engaged in the recovery of bodies for 4 days & nights

Civilian protection. A City of New York emergency service truck, fully equipped for rescue work

Corpus Christi, Texas. A plane used by the Corpus Christi Naval air station as an ambulance for rescue work as a result of crashes in inaccessible regions of Texas adjacent to the training station

Corpus Christi, Texas. A plane used by the Corpus Christi Naval air station as an ambulance for rescue work as a result of crashes in inaccessible regions of Texas adjacent to the training station

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Firemen relaxing. This is an all-Negro station, captained by Mr. J. B. Key. It has a reputation for speed and has received citations for rescue work

A starved, almost dead Polish laborer being carried to ambulance by American medics, in a German slave labor camp at Nordhausen, Germany Roberts

[Rescue worker reaching into a New York Police car covered with debris while New York City fire fighters spray water on smoldering ruins in background, following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

[Two fire fighters looking into car while another New York City fire fighter pulls water hose from fire truck amid smoke and debris following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

[Rescue worker reaching into a New York Police car covered with debris while New York City fire fighters spray water on smoldering ruins in background, following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

[Rescue worker checking inside the back of a van amid debris following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

[Rescue workers amid debris following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

[Fire fighter(?) covering his eyes in foreground with New York City fire fighter, fire trucks, and rescue vehicles on street with burning buildings in background, following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

[Fire fighting in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City]

[Rescue worker amid ruins following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

Interview with Karl Kish, Naples, Italy, November 26, 2001 (part 3 of 3)

[Two rescue workers entering the American Express Tower following September 11th terrorist attack on World Trade Center, New York City]

An Analysis of fire stations in Arlington, Virginia

[Two photographs of the Carpathia with Titanic lifeboats]

[Two photographs of the Carpathia with Titanic lifeboats]

[People fleeing house, firemen leaving Niagara 7 fire station, village scene with covered bridge and smoke, fireman going down rope]

[People fleeing house, firemen leaving Niagara 7 fire station, village scene with covered bridge and smoke, fireman going down rope]

Engine Company Nos. 11 & 28 Firehouse, East Milwaukee Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Engine Company Nos. 11 & 28 Firehouse, East Milwaukee Avenue, Detroit, Wayne County, MI

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

Oak Island Coast Guard Station, Highway 160, Oak Island, Brunswick County, NC

The wreck of the Atlantic

The wreck of the Atlantic

The wreck of the Atlantic

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Point Arguello Coast Guard Rescue Station, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, CA

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

Collection of unattributed photographs of the September 11th terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, New York City

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