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Fireman's Son Made Work for Him: Eight-Year-Old Lad Says He Set Fires to See Engine Horses Gallop

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Title

Fireman's Son Made Work for Him: Eight-Year-Old Lad Says He Set Fires to See Engine Horses Gallop

Subject

Fire fighters -- New York (State) -- New York
Fire behavior in children

Description

Newspaper article describing the arrest of a boy who was setting fires "to see the engine horses gallop." His father, William Donnelly, was a fireman at Engine Company No. 47.

Creator

New York Tribune

Publisher

The New York Tribune

Date

September 10, 1908

Coverage

1900s

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Original Format

Newspaper article

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Citation

New York Tribune, “Fireman's Son Made Work for Him: Eight-Year-Old Lad Says He Set Fires to See Engine Horses Gallop,” A Digital History of Morningside Heights, accessed May 25, 2020, https://mhdh.library.columbia.edu/items/show/199.