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June bugs squirting

June bugs squirting

Tammany Hall's political manipulation of the New York Fire Department is the artist's obvious target here, although the print's precise meaning is unclear. The frame of reference may be the creation, in 1839, ... more

Monument of the New York Fire Department

Monument of the New York Fire Department

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Trembly. Copyright deposit, Southern District of N.Y.

Slavery! Wanted immediately, 300 able-bodied laborers! Above the age of 25 years to assist the present fire department in working their several machines, for which a liberal compensation will be allowed for their services. Those from the County

Slavery! Wanted immediately, 300 able-bodied laborers! Above the age o...

On verso: 10-98-1009.1.60.23.; MC# 09-82-038.148. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio ... more

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the opening of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. "A Steamer" of the fire dept. of Cincinnati turning out to a fire; Procession of the steam fire-engines of the Cincinnati Fire Dept., on the occasion of the Opening of the ... Railroad

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the o...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 June 6, p. 8 & 9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4428. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Firefighting...; St... more

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the opening of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. Trial of all the steam engines of Cincinnati on the occasion of the opening of the ...Railroad

Grand Celebration of the Cincinnati Steam Fire Dept. in honor of the o...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857 June 6, p. 8 & 9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4428. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Firefighting...; St... more

Jacob Tripler the oldest fireman now attached to the fire department, 1860 W.L. Germon 168 Ches't. St. Phila

Jacob Tripler the oldest fireman now attached to the fire department, ...

Photo shows Jacob Tripler, full-length portrait, facing front, wearing fireman's uniform and holding a large horn. Title from item. Blind stamped at bottom of mount: W.L. Germon 168 Ches't. St. Phila. Inscribed... more

The departure of Col. Ellsworth's Zouaves from New York, escorted by the fire department

The departure of Col. Ellsworth's Zouaves from New York, escorted by t...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1861 May 11, p. 404. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4420 F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: US Hist. April 1861; Fir... more

City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder or fireworks on their premises contrary to the laws of the Commonwealth, and the rules and regulations of the Board of Engineers of the Boston Fire Department are hereby noti

City of Boston. All persons within the City of Boston having gunpowder...

Handwritten on verso: 1862. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 69, Folder 10.

U.S. Fire Department, Alexandria, Va., with steam fire engines, July, 1863

U.S. Fire Department, Alexandria, Va., with steam fire engines, July, ...

Photograph shows fire fighters and steam fire engines in front of the Alexandria, Virginia fire department which was taken over by Union forces in early 1863. No. 265. Title from item.

[Fire Department of Philadelphia mourning announcement.]

[Fire Department of Philadelphia mourning announcement.]

Printed in gold on a black background; oval portrait of Lincoln in brown and tan.

Preamble & resolutions adopted by the Fire Department of Philadelphia, April 20th, 1865, expressive of regret of the death of our late President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln

Preamble & resolutions adopted by the Fire Department of Philadelphia,...

Print shows bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln, facing right, mounted on a broadside containing text of the preamble and resolutions of the Fire Department of Philadelphia as stated following the death of Preside... more

79262 - New York City - the Grand Duke Alexis reviewing the operations of the New York Fire Department, in Tompkins Square; 79262 - The Grand Duke Alexis inspecting submarine excavations at Hallet's Point, Long Island [widening Hell Gate Channel

79262 - New York City - the Grand Duke Alexis reviewing the operations...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 33, no. 847 (1871 Dec. 23), p. 221. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Aleksei Aleksandrovich, ... more

Bravo! Señor Clevelando!! / Gillam.

Bravo! Señor Clevelando!! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland, former mayor of Buffalo and current governor of New York, as a bullfighter standing with his right foot on the head a bison labeled "Buffalo Democracy" with one dart labeled... more

Juneau Fire Department

Juneau Fire Department

Group of firemen (men and boys) on street, Juneau, Alaska.

A morning alarm /

A morning alarm /

From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the pranci... more

Hose co. no. 1, Juneau [Alaska] Fire Dept.

Hose co. no. 1, Juneau [Alaska] Fire Dept.

Posed on street. Photo coyrighted by Winter & Pond. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Fire stations.

Buffalo Fire Department in action /

Buffalo Fire Department in action /

"Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned is under full headway, and is shown almost head-on to the beholder... more

Auto extension pipe, Fire Department, N.Y

Auto extension pipe, Fire Department, N.Y

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

N.Y. Fire Department. Auto Extension Pipe

N.Y. Fire Department. Auto Extension Pipe

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

Montreal Fire Department on runners /

Montreal Fire Department on runners /

From Edison films catalog: First comes the Chief's sleigh with old-fashioned side runners, containing the Chief and his driver. Next comes a chemical apparatus mounted on a stout double runner sled, which is fo... more

Albany, N.Y., fire department /

Albany, N.Y., fire department /

A sidewalk crowd on a main street of Albany, N.Y., watches as fourteen pieces of horse-drawn fire equipment quickly pass by. Copyright: no reg. Main title lacking; out of frame at 12 ft. Duration: 1:42 at 18 fp... more

Boston Fire Department rushing to the scene of duty, Boston, Mass.
N.Y. Fire Department returning /

N.Y. Fire Department returning /

Shot at an unidentified location in New York City, the film shows several pieces of horse-drawn fire vehicles in motion: two hook-and-ladders [Frame: 0114, 0905]; two steam pumpers [0373, 1111]; a rescue wagon ... more

Cleveland fire department /

Cleveland fire department /

The subject is the activities of a fire department that can be seen coming out of the fire engine house located across the street from the camera position. The action must have been a drill or rehearsal as the ... more

Washington, D.C. fire department

Washington, D.C. fire department

Composite of large group of firemen with U.S. Capitol in background. Head-and shoulders portraits of firemen and firehouses around border. Copyright by Jno. Bowers

Annual parade, New York Fire Department /

Annual parade, New York Fire Department /

"Taken in front of the reviewing stand at Madison Square, New York City. Shows the arrival of Mayor McClellan, and other New York officials. The parade is headed by Chief Croker and battalion chiefs. The fireme... more

A Philadelphia fire department engine responding to a fire alarm

A Philadelphia fire department engine responding to a fire alarm

C.H. Graves(?) Photographic Publisher bldg. in backgrd. Stereo copyrighted by C.H. Graves (The Universal Photo Art Co.). No. 5150-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tra... more

Holyoke fire department, High Street, Chief Lynch in the buggy

Holyoke fire department, High Street, Chief Lynch in the buggy

Postcard shows firemen assembled on a street in Holyoke, Massachusetts. H 103537 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 2542 Old Deerfield Series. Title from item. Made in Germany.

[Washington, D.C., Fire Department activities - fighting Treasury fire]

[Washington, D.C., Fire Department activities - fighting Treasury fire...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. LOT subdivision subject: Disasters. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in SPF.

[D.C. Washington. Fire Department activities: hook & ladder engine (folder 438)]

[D.C. Washington. Fire Department activities: hook & ladder engine (fo...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[D.C. Washington. Fire Department activities: horse-drawn hook & ladder truck leaving firehouse (folder 438)]

[D.C. Washington. Fire Department activities: horse-drawn hook & ladde...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Fire Department, Valdosta, Georgia

Fire Department, Valdosta, Georgia

Photograph shows fire fighters standing in front of firehouse; one man sits behind the wheel of fire engine. Published by Barnes, the Druggist. Title from item.

Sam B. Boyd (Knoxville), H.C. Bunker (Cin'ti), Geo. Olvanny (Dep. Com'y, N.Y.), Geo. O. Luce (Knoxville), Geo. Kelly (Bism'k)

Sam B. Boyd (Knoxville), H.C. Bunker (Cin'ti), Geo. Olvanny (Dep. Com'...

Photo shows Sam B. Boyd, chief of the Knoxville fire department, Henry C. Bunker, chief of the Cincinnati fire department (1912-1916), George Washington Olvany, deputy fire commissioner in New York City and Geo... more

Royal hose & chemical no. 6--York, Pa., fire department

Royal hose & chemical no. 6--York, Pa., fire department

Stationary fire engine drawn by two horses. J156960 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa.

Laurel engine no. 1, York, Pa., fire department

Laurel engine no. 1, York, Pa., fire department

Two firemen on fire engine drawn by two horses. J156954 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa., 1911.

Fire-engines: Rex Hook & Ladder Co. - York, Pa., fire department

Fire-engines: Rex Hook & Ladder Co. - York, Pa., fire department

Horse-drawn. J156967 U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by Simon & Murmane. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa. York; Photog. Index... more

[Wash. - Wenatchee - Wenatchee Fire Dept. chemical truck no. 1; horse-drawn, 8 firemen in uniform]

[Wash. - Wenatchee - Wenatchee Fire Dept. chemical truck no. 1; horse-...

Photo copyrighted by T. Gagnon. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Rescue no. 4, hose & chemical - York, Pa., fire department

Rescue no. 4, hose & chemical - York, Pa., fire department

Stationary fire engine drawn by two horses. J156965 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa.

Fire-engines: Goodwill Hummingbird No. 5, York, Pa., fire department

Fire-engines: Goodwill Hummingbird No. 5, York, Pa., fire department

Fire-engine in front of station. J156952 U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by Simon & Murmane. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pa.... more

Laurel No. 1 - York, Pa., fire department

Laurel No. 1 - York, Pa., fire department

Exterior of fire-house. J156955 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Simon & Murnane. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; Arch. Colls.; Pennsyl... more

Goodwill Hornett No. 5 - York, Pa., fire department

Goodwill Hornett No. 5 - York, Pa., fire department

Small hand-drawn fire-engine, with 4 buckets on it, labeled G.W. 1839. J156950 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.... more

Union Horse & Chemical No. 3 - York, Pa., fire department

Union Horse & Chemical No. 3 - York, Pa., fire department

Broadside view of horse-drawn fire engine in front of firehouse. J156972 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capti... more

Royal - front view - No. 6, York, Pa., fire department
Royal Hose & turn. nozzle no. 6 - York, Pa., Fire Department

Royal Hose & turn. nozzle no. 6 - York, Pa., Fire Department

Three firemen and dalmatian on fire engine drawn by two horses.

Union engine no. 3 - York, Pa., fire department

Union engine no. 3 - York, Pa., fire department

Stationary fire engine drawn by three horses, in front of firehouse. J156971 U.S. Copyright Office.

Laurel hose reel no. 1--York, Pa., fire department

Laurel hose reel no. 1--York, Pa., fire department

Coiled fire hose on four-wheeled cart. J156957 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa.

Royal hose & nozzle--York, Pa., fire department

Royal hose & nozzle--York, Pa., fire department

Stationary engine drawn by two horses. J156966 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Simon & Murnane, York, Pa.

Goodwill Engine No. 5 - York, Pa. Fire Department

Goodwill Engine No. 5 - York, Pa. Fire Department

Photograph shows fireman on neighborhood street, sitting on top of steam fire engine and holding the reins of three horses; Goodwill Engine No. 5 is written on firehose and engraved on steamer; little girl watc... more

[Ladder truck of the Columbus (Ohio?) fire department]

[Ladder truck of the Columbus (Ohio?) fire department]

Fire truck being drawn by two horses.

Mullan [Idaho] Fire Dept., Decoration Day, 1912

Mullan [Idaho] Fire Dept., Decoration Day, 1912

21 firemen posed on hook-and-ladder truck, holding flowers; mountains in background.

Geo. Ovanny, Chief Kenlon, Lt. Rankin and Dr. Archer

Geo. Ovanny, Chief Kenlon, Lt. Rankin and Dr. Archer

Photograph shows New York Fire Department chief John Kenlon and officers in parade for the International Conference of Fire Chiefs, New York, September 1913. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015)

Maude Osbury(?), Mrs. Collins(?), Olive Schultz, Mrs. Sadie Keene, and Mrs. Miller

Maude Osbury(?), Mrs. Collins(?), Olive Schultz, Mrs. Sadie Keene, and...

Photo probably relates to the Long Island suffrage parade of May 1913. Some of the names may be spelled differently. A newspaper article describes Mrs. John Ocksbury marching as a drummer and Miss Grace Collins... more

Men of the Crystal Lake Fire Dept.

Men of the Crystal Lake Fire Dept.

On fire engine. J196342 U.S. Copyright Office This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Firefighting...; Shelf.

Volunteer Fire Dept., Lake Huntington, N.Y.

Volunteer Fire Dept., Lake Huntington, N.Y.

Men with fire engine in front of house, which is partially burned to the ground. Men inside the house, on window sills, and on a ladder. J206697 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Sampson & Lovin. This... more

Springfield Fire Department, Springfield, Ohio

Springfield Fire Department, Springfield, Ohio

J222478 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pixley-Messick Co.; February 28, 1917. Copyright claimant's address: Springfield, O.

Portland, Maine, Fire Department, #2, July 3, 1920

Portland, Maine, Fire Department, #2, July 3, 1920

J242395 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Geo. H. Russell; July 21, 1920. Photographer's address: Lowell, Mass.

Clayton, N.J. Fire Dept.

Clayton, N.J. Fire Dept.

J243514 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; R. C. Robbins; October 6, 1920. Copyright claimant's address: Vineland, N.J.

Niagara Falls Fire Department

Niagara Falls Fire Department

J247900 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Ray R. Johnson; May 9, 1921. Photographer's address: 907 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls, N.Y. No. 1.

Niagara Falls Fire Department

Niagara Falls Fire Department

J247899 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Ray R. Johnson; May 9, 1921. Photographer's address: 907 Ontario Ave., Niagara Falls, N.Y. No. 2.

The last of the Horses Engine Co. 205, New York Fire Department

The last of the Horses Engine Co. 205, New York Fire Department

Fire engine drawn by running horses. J258968 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo copyrighted by Albert Dreyfous. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions.. Caption card tr... more

Delivering flour in Venice. There is an ambulance, fire department (never used) and police wagon? in gondola style The Bridge of Sighs over which prisoners were led to their execution in the prison on the right ; Every visitor to Venice must buy corn from a rich peddler and feed the pigeons in front of St. Mark's Cathedral. Mr. Carpenter does his duty.

Delivering flour in Venice. There is an ambulance, fire department (ne...

Photographs show sacks of flour in a gondola, the Bridge of Sighs, and Frank Carpenter feeding pigeons, Venice, Italy. Title from item. On page: no. 1543 (top image), no. 1544 (bottom left image), no. 1545 (bo... more

The watch tower from the Galata Bridge in Constantinople. Men are constantly on watch in this tower and when smoke is seen work is gotten by runners to the fire department which eventually reaches the scene of the conflagration Only late at night does the traffic cease on this world famous Galata Bridge.

The watch tower from the Galata Bridge in Constantinople. Men are cons...

Photographs show people crossing the Galata Bridge with Galata Tower in the background, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. On page: no. 1388 (top image) and no. 13... more

Fire Dept.
History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. 3 : A steam engine was used for the first time.

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. ...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing a horse-drawn steam fire engine racing to the scene of a building fire in 1841. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Li... more

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. 4 : Up-to-date machinery, efficiency, speed.

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. ...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing fire fighters with ladder truck fighting building fire in 1936. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congres... more

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. 1 : Fire department founded by Petrus Stuyvesant.

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. ...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing Peter Stuyvesant directing bucket brigade to put out building fire in 1656. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Librar... more

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. 2 : A fire engine was used for the first time.

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. ...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing bucket brigade and fire engine fighting a building fire in 1731. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congre... more

Fire department, Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Fire department, Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Fire department, Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Fire department, Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Fire department, Somerset, Ohio

Fire department, Somerset, Ohio

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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