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Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat, short fitted trousers with stockings.
Studio portrait of a fi...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a fireman standing with horn, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
A Kalamazoo fireman holding a ceremonial presentation horn taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman wears a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge. Presentation horns were awarded to firefighters in honor of their service, or between fire companies during visits, competitions, and musters. Working fire horns (or speaking trumpets) were used by engineers and officers to amplify their voices at a fire scene to direct the company in effectively fighting the blaze.
Studio portrait of a fi...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a fireman standing with a fire hose nozzle, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman holding fire hose nozzle taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a fi...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a fireman standing with a fire hose nozzle, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman holding with a fire hose nozzle taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is holding a fire trumpet horn in his hand. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a fi...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a fireman standing with horn, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman holding a ceremonial presentation horn taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman wears a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge. Presentation horns were awarded to firefighters in honor of their service, or between fire companies during visits, competitions, and musters. Working fire horns (or speaking trumpets) were used by engineers and officers to amplify their voices at a fire scene to direct the company in effectively fighting the blaze.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Studio portrait of a st...
White, Wallace S.
1873-1878
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Studio portrait of a standing fireman, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1873-1878
Description
Studio portrait of a Kalamazoo fireman taken in the photography studio of W. S. White at 166 Main Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The fireman is wearing a shirt with a scarf or cravat and short fitted trousers with stockings. The belt appears to have insignia or badge.
Ruins of Burdick Hotel ...
1909-12
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Ruins of Burdick Hotel after fire, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
1909-12
Description
Ruins of Burdick Hotel, West Main Street, Kalamazoo after a fire on December 8, 1909. View shows ruins of building located on the north side of West Main Street (now West Michigan Avenue) to the west of North Burdick Street. Kalamazoo Fire Department Ladder extended to fourth floor. People standing on sidewalk looking in direction of an extended ladder from ladder truck. Star Bargain House next door was also total loss. Initials along the side of the ladder truck read “K. F. D.”
Firefighters picketing ...
approximately 1975
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Firefighters picketing in front of City Hall, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date
approximately 1975
Description
Four Kalamazoo firefighters picketing in front on Kalamazoo's City Hall. Three holding signs asking for support and better pay. The picketers stand on West South Street side of building during winter. Men wear boots and winter clothes. Three facing camera; one behind their sign. Picketing is likely in response to the Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1974.
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