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PULLMAN STRIKE, 1894.
Freight cars burning at the Illinois Central Railroad yards in Kensington, near Chicago, after being set afire by rioting workers during the Pullman strike, 6 July 1894. Illustration from a contemporary American newspaper.
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FIREMAN'S FUNERAL, 1871.
The funeral of a African American fireman at Charleston, South Carolina. Wood engraving, American, 1871.
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0266633
FIREFIGHTING: WATER BUCKET.
An ancient water bucket used for fighting fires. Engraving, American, c1885.
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FIREFIGHTING, c1725.
A hand-pulled fire engine dating from c1725. Engraving, English, 1885.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1568.
A fire syringe from 1568 A.D. Engraving, American, c1885.
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FIRE ESCAPE, 1767.
A hoist system of escaping a building during a fire, 1767. Engraving, English, 1885.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1993.
Firefighters ascending a ladder to combat a blaze in Witten, Germany. Photograph by Markus Matzel, 10 April 1993. Full Credit: ullstein bild - Markus Matzel / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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FIREFIGHTING, 2016.
A firefighter ascending a ladder in Berlin, Germany. Photograph by T. Seeliger, 21 August 2016. Full Credit: ullstein bild - snapshot-photography / T.Seeliger / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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NYC: FIREHOUSE, 1883.
The sliding posts just adopted in engine houses of the New York City fire department. Wood engraving, American, 1883.
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NEW YORK: FIRE ENGINE 1787.
A view of a fire engine at work, probably in a New York City street. Line engraving from the deed of settlement organizing the Mutual Asssurance Company in 1787.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1876.
Demonstration of a battery for fighting fires from the street, at 59th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan, using the Hastings System for fighting fires. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1400s.
Saving an image of the Virgin from a church on fire. French medieval manuscript illumination.
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0354251
FIREFIGHTING, 1876.
Firefighters demonstrating how to extinguish fires of burning resin and petroleum, at 59th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan, using the Hastings System for fighting fires. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0266681
FIRE ESCAPE, 1791.
A movable balcony fire escape in England, 1791. Engraving, English, 1885.
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0082849
FRANCE: SAINT-ETIENNE.
The aftermath of a dynamite explosion and fire in the Place de l'Hotel de Ville, Saint-Etienne, France, 20 March 1907.
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0082757
FELIX FAURE (1841-1899).
French politician. President of France, 1895-95. The president watches firemen on the job in Paris. Illustration from 'Le Petit Journal,' 20 February 1898.
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0010674
NEW YORK: BLIZZARD OF 1888.
Struggling to answer a fire alarm. Wood engraving from a contemporary American newspaper article about the blizzard of 12-14 March 1888.
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FIRE ENGINE, c1870
Horse-drawn and steam powered: American bank note
engraving.
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ANCIENT FIREFIGHTING.
A fire syringe and buckets, from the 2nd and 3rd centuries. Engraving, American, c1885.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1860.
A series of fire engines and a water tower fighting a fire. American invention, c1860. Engraving, English, 1885.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1876.
Demonstration of extinguising a tank of burning petroleum, at 59th Street and 11th Avenue in Manhattan, using the Hastings System for fighting fires. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0266674
FIREFIGHTING, c1600.
A single-acting fire pump used to fight fires, c1600. Engraving, English, 1885.
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FIRE ENGINE, 19th CENTURY.
A steam fire-engine, the 'Washington No. 1' from Brooklyn, New York. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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KRISTALLNACHT, 1938.
Residents of Ober-Ramstadt, Germany, watch as local firefighters work to prevent fires from spreading from the synagogue to nearby homes, while permitting the synagogue to continue burning in the aftermath of the Kristallnacht pogrom, 9-10 November 1938.
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FLOATING FIRE ENGINE, 1868.
A new steamboat fire engine on the Thames River in London. Wood engraving, English, 1868.
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NEW YORK: DRAFT RIOTS.
The mob lynching a black man on 32nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues during the New York City Draft Riots of 13-16 July 1863. Wood engraving from a contemporary German-language American newspaper.
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FIREFIGHTER TRAINING, 1952.
A fire on an F6F fighter plane is extinguished during firefighter training exercises, 1952.
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FIREFIGHTING, 1866.
Firemen fighting a fire in a candle factory at Plymouth. Wood engraving, English, 1866.
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FIREMAN DESCENDING POLE.
Firefighters, respoding to an alarm, slide down the pole in a station house. Woodcut, American, 20th century.
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0094094
FIREPROOF DRESS, 1858.
'The Italian Salamander at Cremore Gardens.' Christofero Core demonstrates his 'fireproof' garment in London. Wood engraving, English, 1858.
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FIRE, 16TH CENTURY.
Saint Florian, patron saint of firefighters. German woodcut, c1516, by Hans Schaufelein.
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FIRE ESCAPE LADDER, 1849.
A new fire escape ladder on display in London. Wood engraving, English, 1849.
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0030502
AMERICAN FIREMAN.
Lithograph, 1858, by Currier & Ives.
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0094081
FIRE ENGINE, 1862.
'Merryweather and Son's Patent Steam Fire-Engine,'
shown at the International Exbition of 1862 in London.
Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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PENNSYLVANIA, USA.
Chemical fire fighting equipment on a rail car next to a mine shaft. J. Horgan, Jr..
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FIRE ESCAPE, 1840.
A firefighter using lazy tongs to rescue a victim in a burning building, 1840. Engraving, English, 1840.
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0012075
CHICAGO: FIRE, 1857.
Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1857.
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NYC: FIREHOUSE, 1883.
The sliding posts just adopted in engine houses of the New York City fire department. Wood engraving, American, 1883.
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0030503
AMERICAN FIREMAN.
Lithograph, 1858, by Currier & Ives.
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0045875
FIRE ENGINE, 1760.
A colonial American fire engine in operation. Woodcut from a broadside of 1760.
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