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Jack Robrecht Collection of Firefighting Photographs, ca. 1852-1983

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Collector:
Robrecht, Jack
Donor:
CIGNA
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Place:
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Date:
1852
1983
ca 1852-1983
1900-1950
1950-2000
Notes:
Philadelphia Fire Department Historian, collector and photographer.
Summary:
Photographs, postcards, and other documents relating to firefighting. Many of the photographs are of firefighting vehicles and apparatus. Philadelphia and Baltimore are especially well documented, though other East Coast cities are included.
Cite as:
Jack Robrecht Collection of Firefighting Photographs, 1852-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Fire extinction
Fire departments
Fire fighters
Fire engines
Fire stations
Local number:
2011.3048 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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