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  • Collection: Fire Engine Company No. 47

Photograph of Fire Engine Company No. 47, July 2015

The 1881 annual Report includes a full listing of the updated Rules and Regulations, pages 7-147.

Illustration of the different tests on the Civil Service Exam, to accompany the article, "Testing Firemen."

A photograph of the third floor of the Engine Company No. 47 firehouse.

Map of Manhattan fire districts, 1888.

Firemen's Hall, erected 1854 was the last fire house built during the volunteer era, and later served as headquarters for both the Metropolitan Fire Department and the New York Fire Department.

Covers all of Manhattan, New York (N.Y.) Shows boundaries and also fire dept. buildings. Oriented with north to upper right of sheet. Includes key.

An article in the New York Times describing the dissolution of Engine Co. 47 in 1864

Describes the steps to becoming a New York fireman.

Columbia Spectator cover story on the University Hall fire, October 10, 1914.
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