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Collinsville Fire Department in 1924

Citation

Blyth Studio, “Collinsville Fire Department in 1924,” Madison Historical, accessed April 13, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/633.

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Description

This photograph was taken in 1924 in front of the Collinsville Fire House on Center Street. The uniformed crew are displaying the new fire truck. Buildings in the background of the picture are the backs of Main Street businesses.

Transcription

  • ENGINE- CO. NO. 1
    Collinsville Fire
    Dept Year 1924

    W Grim W. Albrecht C Burge W Henson BLYTH

    Left to Right W. Blake Wm. Ambrosius E. Vogeli T. Eigenbrodt Wm. Pointer
    Wm. Kennedy R. Nichols J. Nichols H. Kluge Jake Bieser R. Hartman Capt. J. Apple Asst
    Chief Geo Gass Chief August Bearline Capt

Subjects

  • Collinsville
  • firefighters

Creator

Blyth Studio

Contributor

  • Virginia Gillespie donated this photograph to the museum in 1988.

Date

1924

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Black and white photographic print
  • jpg

Coverage

  • Collinsville, Illinois in 1924

Identifier

  • CHM-P-0019
  • 1990.050.001b
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