Notebook containing photographs, sketches, maps, clippings, lists, and other documentation relating to the rededication of the Firemen's Monument, City Cemetery, originally erected in 1860. Compiled by Lyle and Mary Neigh.
This collection contains one company journal kept by the Atlanta Fire Department. The journal was kept in accordance with the rules for maintaining a company journal, spelled out in the front cover of the journal. Items to be recorded in the company journal includes; special duties performed by each member, delinquencies of officers and members, reports transmitted, alarms received, runs made, time of return from alarm, reporting back in service, apparatus out of service, changing hose, sickness of men, tardiness or absence without leave, collisions or other accidents, drills, and receipt of supplies. The journal dates from February 18, 1933 to May 25, 1937.
The records in this collection cover all of the fire companies' business and legal transactions. The cancelled checks show the many expenditures necessary to outfit, maintain, and operate the volunteer fire companies. There are also many receipts from commercial firms who provisioned, repaired, serviced, and supplied the companies. The Alexandria Common Council appropriated money each year to cover the entire Fire Dept.
Columbus State University - Simon Schwob Memorial Library
The collection consists of a record book of the Columbus (Ga.) Fire Dept. from 1912-1920. The entries include leave records for employees, notes on receipt of goods, and record of fire alarms reported.
Eastern Washington State Historical Society - Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Photographic documentation of the Spokane, Washington Fire Department; old fire stations and modern buildings; engines and equipment spanning the horse-drawn era to the 1960's; fires and fire fighters, including Capt. Marshall W. Jones and Hubert Bartoo; a few civil defense photographs.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
# .25 linear ft. (1 box and 4 oversized papers (OP))
The collection consists of records related to Black Fire Music from 1973-1993. The collection includes album covers and layouts, photographs, and printed material. Album covers consist mostly of dust jackets and mock-ups for printing. Photographs are of African American musicians and illustrations for album covers. Printed material includes layouts for publications of Black Fire Music, printed catalogs from Black Fire Music, and collected fliers relating to musical events in Washington, D.C. The collection also includes a single undated letter from Jolynn Brooks and a subject file of clippings about John Coltrane.
Records of positions held, promotions, disciplines taken, civil service investigations, and extracurricular activities on behalf of the Fire Dept. The records provide glimpses into the employees' personal lives, especially in the 1910s and 1920s, as the files include explanations for tardiness, communications with debtors, and reasons for resignations. Excuses for tardiness include waiting thirty-five minutes for a street car, mother did not wake him up, or slipping on car rail and straining back while about to board the car to come to work. One employee was written up in 1905, in part, for wearing the same clothes around the station as he wore cleaning the stables and "the men do not like to sleep in the same room with him." Some of the employees performed in musical groups for the Department, sometimes at no charge and other times at events organized to raise funds for the Fire Dept. The Department had a band and an orchestra at various times. The personnel files cover employees who ... Read More
By-laws, tax lists, contracts, executive committee reports, treasurer's, collector's and chief engineer's reports, and other records. Includes names and property assessments of prominent maritime individuals such as Charles H. Mallory and Benjamin F. Hoxie.