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[Firehouse scene showing firemen leaving firehouse pulling a hand-drawn fire engine]

[Fireman with firefighting equipment in front of the Vigilant Firehouse, 1066 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C.]

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

Firehouse. Union Engine firehouse on 19th St. and H

Firehouse in Alexandria, Virginia. Exterior of firehouse

Firehouse. Union Engine firehouse on 19th St. and H

Firehouse in Alexandria, Virginia. Exterior of firehouse

Electric Institute of Washington, Potomac Electric Power Co. Electric cooking school at the firehouse I

Electric Institute of Washington, Potomac Electric Power Co. Electric cooking school at the firehouse II

Firehouse, Park Avenue and East 135th Street, Manhattan.

Firehouse, Battery, Manhattan.

Firehouse no. 52, Spuyten Duyvil: Riverdale Avenue and 245th Street, Bronx.

Old firehouse. Mobile, Alabama

Firehouse, Park Avenue and East 135th Street, Manhattan.

Burned bales of cotton outside firehouse, Belzoni, Mississippi Delta, Mississippi

Abandoned firehouse at Tombstone, Arizona

Firehouse. Carson City, Nevada

Men in front of firehouse. Carson City, Nevada

Playing cards in firehouse. Carson City, Nevada

Civilian protection. Volunteer auxiliary firemen assemble in a New York firehouse and the battalion chief delivers a preliminary lecture on the scope and importance of their duties

Civilian protection. It looks like a good idea to this young man, who is about to enter the firehouse and sign up to aid in the defense of his home in case of enemy attack. He hopes his training will be needed, but he would rather be trained unnecessarily than untrained in the event of disaster

Urgent - volunteers needed at once! Join up at any police station, any firehouse, [or] Room 201 City Hall, 16 South 15th Street.

Town hall and firehouse. Fort Hunter, New York

Lititz, Pennsylvania. Public card party held in the firehouse to raise money for the firemen's Christmas party for children

Bantam, Connecticut. In the basement of the town firehouse is the bowling alley, revenue from which helps to support the town's volunteer fire companies. Each night is alloted to a specific group, and there are several hot rivalries. Among the women shown here is Mrs. Winfield Peterson whose husband is foreman of the Warren McArthur experimental shop

Lititz, Pennsylvania. Volunteer fire watchers listening to a lecture on gases in war time given in the firehouse

Lititz, Pennsylvania. Raymond Runk, fire captain, lecturing volunteer fire watchers on the uses of gas in war in the Lititz firehouse

Bantam, Connecticut. The business section of Bantam with the camera facing south along Lafayette Boulevard (Route 25). A few rods to the left is the Warren McArthur plant, while the block of stores visible at the left includes Mitchell's Tavern, the First National Store, a garage and two service stations. Not shown, but lying just this side of Mitchell's restaurant is the birthplace of Horace Bushnell, a discoverer of anaesthesia. Reading from the right are the Espiscopal Church, Tony's Bantam Inn, favorite eating place, Marcel Roy's drugstore, the Bantam grocery store and the firehouse

Lititz, Pennsylvania. The Lititz Service Association is made up of volunteers who pack a box of food and small luxuries once a month for every single boy from this town who is in the service, also for two girls, a WAAC (Women's Army Auxilary Corps) and a nurse. They raise money by voluntary donations. They are packing the boxes in the kitchen of the firehouse. Out of the 4000-odd inhabitants, there are over three hundred in the service

Lititz, Pennsylvania. Public card party held in the firehouse to raise money for the firemen's Christmas party for children

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. When the gong sounds the alarm, the firemen jump into their boots and get into their helmets and coats while the truck is on its way to the fire. Once the alarm is sounded the complete operation of getting dressed and leaving the building takes about seven seconds

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Probation fireman being questioned by Lieutenant Mills, to see if he is ready to go before the examination board

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Sergeant Briscoe smiling at a good hand dealt him

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Firemen do not wait for the truck to come to a halt when they approach a fire, but jerk the hose into the street and the truck proceeds to the fire. This enables one fireman to hookup the hose to the hydrant while the truck proceeds closer to the fire

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Engines returning from a fire

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Probation fireman learning to use the apparatus used in fire fighting

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Firemen repairing old toys for the poor children

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Fireman sitting with his shoes untied so that in case of alarm he can shake them off easily and jump into his boots

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Capt. J.B. Keys

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. A young fireman sleeps in his shirt and socks. When the alarm goes off he steps quickly into his boots that have pants attached complete with suspenders, adjusts them on the run, and slides down the pole to the truck he will ride to the fire

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Fireman replacing hose after a fire

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. A woman looking out her door to see what the excitement is in the next apartment, where a fire was being extinguished by firemen

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Captain J.B. Keye

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Plainclothes detective and fireman playing a game of cards

Firehouse station number 4. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. A young fireman doing wood carvings in his spare time

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. A fireman climbing a ladder during an early morning alarm

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. The chief of the district visiting the station to find out if any of the men on duty witnessed a soldier making a rescue at a previous fire

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Fireman backing in a truck in the station after a fire

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. An early picture of station house no. 4 and its personnel staff when the oldtime steamers were in use

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Fireman yelling the location of an alarm

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Back form the fire Captain Keye takes off his firefighting clothes and platfully kids a young fireman about his first trip to an alarm

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Captain J.B. Keyes yalking to some of the recently-appointed firemen about experiences at fires in the old days and showing one of the cups won by his company for the best-decorated floats in the city parades

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Captian Keye taking a bite before going on duty

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Paul Honesty, a young fireman who was a former grid star at Howard University

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Captain J.B. Keye

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Gong that arouses the firemen in case of an alarm

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse station number four. Small daughter of one of the firemen

Washington, D.C. Firehouse station no. 4. Probation foreman being questioned by Lieutenant Mills to see if he is ready to go before the examination board

Firehouse station number 4. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Young fireman, a graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans, cleaning the hose after a small blaze

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. When an alarm is sounded, the men gather around the control desk and watch the 'joker' which indicates whether or not they go to the fire box pulled

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Fireman sitting in formt of a control board

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Firemen sleep in their shirts and socks and when the alarm sounds they jump into their boots which have fireproofed pants attached, slide down the pole, jump onto the truck and are leaving the building within seven seconds

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Boot locker

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Lieutenant Mills giving a lecture on water pressure

Firehouse station number 4. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number 4. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number 4. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. This station was formerly number seven

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Lieutenant Mills inspecting a building after a fire to see if the flame is thoroughly extinguished

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Captain J.B. Keys

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Fireman examining a couch that caught on fire from a cigar dropped by a resident of the house

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. A large board gives the firemen the exact location of alarm

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. A mother holding a small child close to her body to protect him from the cold night. While the mother was away he had turned over a fuel-oil lamp whick set fire to the curtains. This fireman is taking notatations from the mother

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C. Platoon board which indicates day and night shifts and men on leave

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Lieutenant Mills on duty at the alarm desk. Two probation firemen in the rear quiz each other on the quarterly examinations they must take during their probation period

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. A fireman repairing a break in the hose during a fire

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Firemen on probation learning to use rescue apparatus

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Lieutenant Mills making a written report of casualties after returning from a fire

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Control box built by members of the engine house to make it easier for new firemen to tell the member of engines out on the alarm

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Clothes stall for the firemen

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Firemen preparing to mount a ladder with a large hose during a fire

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Firemen on duty playing a game of cards to pass the time

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. Firemen leaving the scene of a small fire

Washington, D.C. Firehouse Station No. 4. Lieutenant Mills pulling the main fire fighting hose from the truck so that it can be hooked to the nearest hydrant

Firehouse Station No. 4. Washington, D.C.

Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C.

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