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OHIO
Cleveland Decoration Day 1938
We shall leave the symbolism of the double exposure to the viewer.
(4x5 sheet film negative)
#0251


Boston
here is a little info for you...photo # 0252 is a photo of Boston
Engine Co. 35, a 1898 Amoskeag self propelled steamer..this rig remained in service until the early 1920's...the tires were rubber covered some time
after the turn of the century..give me a little time and I'll give you the
names of the firefighters..I have them at home...Bill Noonan
here are the names of the members on the Boston self-propelledsteamer...front seat..driver..McDonald..Lt. Edward Shallow...back step...Dewitt Lane...George Brayton (who left the FD shortly after and became a very good photographer and I have several of his photos)..Francis Oresteen..one of these had to be an Engineer to run the steamer..the driver up front only used the steering wheel and applied a form of brakes..the engineer controlled the speed in the rear...
(ref: Firefighter Bill Noonan, Boston F. D.)

(4x5 sheet film negative)
#0252


San Rafael California
(4x5 sheet film negative)
#0253


St George
(May refer to the St George Hotel or to the St. George Association of Protestant Firefighters)
Comm. Walsh
A. C. Mc Carthy
Smith
Brophy
Esby

(4x5 sheet film negative)
#0254


St George

Comm. Walsh
A. C. Mc Carthy
Smith
Brophy
Esby
(4x5 sheet film negative)
 #0255


NEW YORK
Members of Engine 14 at an early fire
Dr. Archer at work
Dr. Archer would go on to be the only civilian ever awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in rescuing injured firemen from a burning building.
3 duplicate Copy negatives from an earlier print (4x5 sheet film negative)
#0256, #257, #258


Copy negative form a very early print. (4x5 pack film negative)
#0259


The fireboat "Firefighter", commissioned in 1938, which is still in active service today. It is the oldest piece of fire apparatus on the F.D.N.Y.'s books.
(3 1/4x4 1/4 pack film negative)
 #0260

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