VIS 166.53.01 Volunteer Fire Department Chief Officers

Volunteer Fire Department Chief Officers

Title Volunteer Fire Department Chief Officers
Photographer Unknown;
Description View of the last volunteer fire department chief officers, from left to right; First Assistant Chief William C. Reynolds, Chief Engineer Henry Karwisch, and George H. Deihl.
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Subject Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta
Uniforms--1880-1890
Personal Name Karwisch, Henry
Reynolds, William C.
Deihl, George H.
Date Original 1882
Date Digital 2006
Type 11 x 14 in. silver gelatin print;
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 166.53.01
Collection Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs
Related Collections MSS 587, Steve B. Campbell Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Publisher Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305
Rights This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Notes The City of Atlanta Fire department was established in 1848 with volunteer firefighters. The last volunteer fire chiefs were elected in 1882. The Atlanta Fire Department continues service today with the mission to "To prevent or mitigate harm to life, property and the environment."
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