Hillsboro Hook and Ladder Co., 1891

Title

Hillsboro Hook and Ladder Co., 1891

Description

Sepia-tone image of a fire department crew, taken on the street in Hillsboro. Seventeen men in the image wear uniforms consisting of dark pants and shirts with shield button fronts, patrol hats, and light-colored neckties. The street is plank and wood, and a boardwalk is visible behind the men. Buildings behind the men display United States flags and bunting, and a large streetlight stands on the edge of the boardwalk. One building, identified as a photograph gallery, displays photos on a board between the window and the door.
[Front] [Storefront] Hillsboro Photograph Gallery. [ink] Hillsboro Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1. July 4 - 91. [an arrow points to the left of the image] [Back] Hillsboro Photograph Gallery. Front row kneeling, # on left. 1. W. N. Wehring; # 2 ? John E. Smith; # 3 Gus Kenaffer [?]; # 4 Joe Gilbert ?; # 5 [illegible] Schulmerich; # 6 [illegible] [illegible]yng; # 7 Geo. W. Phillips. Standing Back Row: # 1 left W. S. Phelps; # 2 Nate Barrett; # 3 S. B. Huston; # 4 Geo Ireland; # 5 T. R. Imbrie; # 6 Leo Bullock; # 7 Johnson Freeman; #8 G. W. Patterson; # 9 J. T. Gibson; # 10 J. C. Lamkin

Date Created

1891-07-04

Medium

albumen prints

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_000567

Rights

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Collection