VIS 166.58.01 Atlanta Fire Department

Atlanta Fire Department

Title Atlanta Fire Department
Photographer Abananza Studios;
Description View of Chief Engineer William B. Cummings and the Chief's aide Charles M. "Pete" Thurman riding in the chief's official buggy "The Little Red Wagon" pulled by "Colonel Robertson."
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Subject Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire engines--1900-1910
Horses--Georgia--Atlanta
Carts & wagons--1900-1910
Uniforms--1900-1910
Personal Name Cummings, William Bacon, 1906-1915
Thurman, Charles M.
Corporate Name Atlanta Fire Department (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original 1909
Date Digital 2006
Type 8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print;
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 166.58.01
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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