Jack Robrecht Collection of Firefighting Photographs, ca. 1852-1983
1.5 cu. ft. : 6 boxes
Philadelphia Fire Department Historian, collector and photographer.
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.
Jack Robrecht Collection of Firefighting Photographs, 1852-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2011.3048 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves