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  • Collection: Fire Engine Company No. 47

New-York Tribune article describes four city fires, beginning with a fire on the top floor of 502 West 113th Street.

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.

Newspaper article describing a toy store fire on West 125th Street. Captain John Livingstone of Engine 47 was carried to the J. Hood Wright Hospital.

Describes the steps to becoming a New York fireman.

A New York Times article promoting the West Side as a model community with pure air and perfect sanitary conditions, and specifically mentioning Engine Company No. 47.

New York Times article describing a fire department trial of firemen accused of visiting a brewery.

A New York Times article describing a trial of firemen who were accused of drinking in a brewery.

Newspaper article about fire in an apartment on 112th Street while the children were home alone.

Account of a fire during a show at Diedrich's at 110th and Broadway.

Posed photograph of firemen in a fire station reading books beside a Traveling Library bookcase.
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