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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
circa 1960s-1990s
Creator:
Wills, Albert E., 1923-2004
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
Albert E. Wills was a fireman in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and a historian of fire fighting. He was an authority on antique fire apparatus, fire marks, and fire ephemera. The Albert E. Wills papers, circa 1960s-1990s, are comprised of binders compiled by Wills relating to fire fighting history and equipment, containing his research notes, newspaper clippings, drafts of articles and speeches, and correspondence relating to apparatus appraisal. (View full finding aid.)
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Albert E. Wills papers
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Wills, Albert E., 1923-2004
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FHM.11
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4.5 linear feet
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circa 1960s-1990s
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Albert E. Wills was a fireman in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and a historian of fire fighting. He was an authority on antique fire apparatus, fire marks, and fire ephemera. The Albert E. Wills papers, circa 1960s-1990s, are comprised of binders compiled by Wills relating to fire fighting history and equipment, containing his research notes, newspaper clippings, drafts of articles and speeches, and correspondence relating to apparatus appraisal.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1869-1965
Creator:
Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia.
Extent: 11.75 linear feet
The Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia was a corporation organized and funded by various fire insurance companies to protect and salvage property in or near to burning buildings. It was active from 1869 to 1962. Fire fighters employed by the Fire Patrol attended the same fires visited by the Philadelphia Fire Department, but with a slightly different focus to their work. The Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia records, 1869-1965, consist of fire log books, minute books, printed annual reports, and various financial and administrative records. (View full finding aid.)
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Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia records
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Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia.
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FHM.07
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11.75 linear feet
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1869-1965
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The Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia was a corporation organized and funded by various fire insurance companies to protect and salvage property in or near to burning buildings. It was active from 1869 to 1962. Fire fighters employed by the Fire Patrol attended the same fires visited by the Philadelphia Fire Department, but with a slightly different focus to their work. The Fire Insurance Patrol of the City of Philadelphia records, 1869-1965, consist of fire log books, minute books, printed annual reports, and various financial and administrative records.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1871-2012
Creator:
Fireman's Hall Museum.
Extent: 69.5 linear feet
The Philadelphia Fire Department traces its roots to a series of volunteer fire companies that were organized beginning in 1736. In 1871 it was established as a professional fire department and has continued to serve the city of Philadelphia. The Fireman's Hall Museum Philadelphia Fire Department collection, 1871-2012, is comprised of memoranda and publications produced by the Philadelphia Fire Department. (View full finding aid.)
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Fireman's Hall Museum Philadelphia Fire Department collection
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Fireman's Hall Museum.
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FHM.01
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69.5 linear feet
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1871-2012
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The Philadelphia Fire Department traces its roots to a series of volunteer fire companies that were organized beginning in 1736. In 1871 it was established as a professional fire department and has continued to serve the city of Philadelphia. The Fireman's Hall Museum Philadelphia Fire Department collection, 1871-2012, is comprised of memoranda and publications produced by the Philadelphia Fire Department.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1871-2012
Creator:
Fireman's Hall Museum.
Extent: 49 linear feet
The Fireman's Hall Museum photograph and scrapbook collection, 1871-2012, is comprised of photographs and scrapbooks collected by the Museum. Most of the photographs are original, but some are reproductions. They relate to Philadelphia fires, fire companies, apparatus, and fire history. (View full finding aid.)
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Fireman's Hall Museum photograph and scrapbook collection
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Fireman's Hall Museum.
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FHM.05
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49 linear feet
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1871-2012
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The Fireman's Hall Museum photograph and scrapbook collection, 1871-2012, is comprised of photographs and scrapbooks collected by the Museum. Most of the photographs are original, but some are reproductions. They relate to Philadelphia fires, fire companies, apparatus, and fire history.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1964-2012
Creator:
Fireman's Hall Museum.
Extent: 20.5 linear feet
The Fireman's Hall Museum subject files, 1964-2012, is a collection of research materials compiled by the Museum and fire department historians. This research covers the history of fire fighting, fire fighting equipment, individual fire fighters, and fires in the Philadelphia area. (View full finding aid.)
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Fireman's Hall Museum subject files
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Fireman's Hall Museum.
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FHM.06
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20.5 linear feet
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1964-2012
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The Fireman's Hall Museum subject files, 1964-2012, is a collection of research materials compiled by the Museum and fire department historians. This research covers the history of fire fighting, fire fighting equipment, individual fire fighters, and fires in the Philadelphia area.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1922-1938
Creator:
Hink, George E., 1898-1965
Extent: 1.67 linear feet
George E. Hink (1898-1965) began his service with the Philadelphia Fire Department in 1921. He rose through the ranks, attaining the rank of Deputy Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department in 1952. The George E. Hink scrapbooks, 1922-1938, consist of newspaper clipping scrapbooks relating to fires and fire-fighting history. (View full finding aid.)
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George E. Hink scrapbooks
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Hink, George E., 1898-1965
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FHM.09
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1.67 linear feet
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1922-1938
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George E. Hink (1898-1965) began his service with the Philadelphia Fire Department in 1921. He rose through the ranks, attaining the rank of Deputy Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department in 1952. The George E. Hink scrapbooks, 1922-1938, consist of newspaper clipping scrapbooks relating to fires and fire-fighting history.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
circa 1942-1992
Creator:
Robrecht, John J.
Extent: 1 linear feet
John Robrecht (1916-1993) served as historian to the Philadelphia Fire Department and was an honorary Deputy Chief. The John Robrecht papers, circa 1942-1992, consist of research materials relating to fire fighting history, fire departments, and fire apparatus. (View full finding aid.)
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John Robrecht papers
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Robrecht, John J.
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FHM.12
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1 linear feet
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circa 1942-1992
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John Robrecht (1916-1993) served as historian to the Philadelphia Fire Department and was an honorary Deputy Chief. The John Robrecht papers, circa 1942-1992, consist of research materials relating to fire fighting history, fire departments, and fire apparatus.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1898-1985
Creator:
Farley, Joseph C.
Extent: 28 linear feet
Joseph C. Farley Sr. was a charter member of the Philadelphia Second Alarmers Association, a volunteer group which provides aid to the Philadelphia Fire Department. The Joseph C. Farley Sr. scrapbooks, 1898-1985, consist of over 100 scrapbooks focused on fire incidents in Philadelphia and the history of fire fighting. (View full finding aid.)
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Joseph C. Farley Sr. scrapbooks
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Farley, Joseph C.
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FHM.03
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28 linear feet
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1898-1985
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Joseph C. Farley Sr. was a charter member of the Philadelphia Second Alarmers Association, a volunteer group which provides aid to the Philadelphia Fire Department. The Joseph C. Farley Sr. scrapbooks, 1898-1985, consist of over 100 scrapbooks focused on fire incidents in Philadelphia and the history of fire fighting.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
1923-1999
Creator:
Gindele, Joseph, 1929-1979
Extent: 9.2 linear feet
Battalion Chief Joseph H. Gindele, Jr. (1929-1979) served with the Philadelphia Fire Department for 30 years. The Joseph Gindele Jr. scrapbooks, 1923-1999, consist of about 75 scrapbooks about the fire department and individual fire incidents. (View full finding aid.)
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Joseph Gindele Jr. scrapbooks
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Gindele, Joseph, 1929-1979
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FHM.02
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9.2 linear feet
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1923-1999
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Battalion Chief Joseph H. Gindele, Jr. (1929-1979) served with the Philadelphia Fire Department for 30 years. The Joseph Gindele Jr. scrapbooks, 1923-1999, consist of about 75 scrapbooks about the fire department and individual fire incidents.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
circa 1950-1985
Creator:
Burns, Robert T., 1914-1989
Extent: 16 linear feet
Robert T. Burns (1914-1989) was a battalion chief for the Philadelphia Fire Department, known for his devotion to fire fighting and for his propensity to carry around a camera for snapping photographs of the blazes he fought. The Robert T. Burns slides and photograph albums, circa 1950-1985, consist of about 70 slide carousels and 17 photograph albums documenting Philadelphia fires, fires outside Philadelphia, firefighters' organizations and social events, and other fire-related subjects. (View full finding aid.)
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Robert T. Burns slides and photograph albums
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Burns, Robert T., 1914-1989
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FHM.10
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16 linear feet
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circa 1950-1985
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Robert T. Burns (1914-1989) was a battalion chief for the Philadelphia Fire Department, known for his devotion to fire fighting and for his propensity to carry around a camera for snapping photographs of the blazes he fought. The Robert T. Burns slides and photograph albums, circa 1950-1985, consist of about 70 slide carousels and 17 photograph albums documenting Philadelphia fires, fires outside Philadelphia, firefighters' organizations and social events, and other fire-related subjects.
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Fireman's Hall Museum [Contact Us]
circa 1950-2000
Creator:
Psoras, Sam
Extent: 3 linear feet
Samuel S. Psoras (born 1926) was a photojournalist at Philadelphia Daily News for over 50 years. This collection consists of photograph negatives and prints taken by Psoras of Philadelphia fires. Some are identified with location. (View full finding aid.)
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Sam Psoras photographs
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Psoras, Sam
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FHM.04
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3 linear feet
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circa 1950-2000
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Samuel S. Psoras (born 1926) was a photojournalist at Philadelphia Daily News for over 50 years. This collection consists of photograph negatives and prints taken by Psoras of Philadelphia fires. Some are identified with location.
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