Fire extinction; Fire hose; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Department stores;
Thick smoke billows from the roof of the Sonna Building in downtown Boise. Fire fighters send three streams of water from hoses on the street in through the windows above the J.C. Penney Building. Hoses line the 900 block of Main Street.
Fire extinction; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Department stores;
An aerial view of the Sonna Building fire. Smoke pours from the top of the building. Crowds of people gather at the corners of 9th and Main (below the fire) and 10th and Main (above the fire). A stream of water from a fire hose shoots across Main...
Prison riots; Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Fire fighters; Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site (Idaho);
The Boise Fire Department responds to a riot at the Idaho State Penitentiary. Fire fighters use the aerial fire truck from Boise Fire Department No. 1 to gain access to the Penitentiary. One man observes from the bottom of the ladder, while...
Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
Smoke pours out of the front door and windows of the Sprouse-Reitz Variety Store. Two ladders are propped up against the store front. Two fire fighters spray water from a hose directly into the store, while two fire fighters walk on the sidewalk...
Fire engines; Fire prevention; Boise State University;
A Boise Fire Department fire pumper sits on the track at Bronco Stadium during half time of the Boise Junior College and Oakland Junior College football game as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking;
One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Fire fighters Art Gregory (left) and Marion New (right) at the Central Fire station smoke cigarettes over a pile of debris.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Laundry--Equipment and supplies;
One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Boise Fire Department secretary Flora Worthan at her home talks on the phone while a hot iron is left laying on top of clothing on the ironing board.
Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters;
One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Captain Charles Brock disposes of his ash tray in a garbage can while he sits at his desk in the Central Fire Station.
Displays in education; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire extinguishers; Fire extinction--Equipment and supplies;
A window display created by the Idaho Power Company in its sales room on Idaho Street as part of Fire Prevention Week. The window display includes five fire prevention posters, along with six different versions of fire extinguishers, a model fire...
Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Elementary schools; Fire departments--Uniforms;
Four children sit inside and stand around a fire engine brought to Washington Elementary School as part of Fire Prevention Week activities. Two fire fighters stand to the left of the engine, while Doc Roach is shown on the far right.
Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Elementary schools; Entertainers; Magicians;
Entertainer Gene Perkins gives a presentation during Fire Prevention Week at Monroe Elementary School. A crowd of students sit on the grass and watch the presentation. Doc Roach leans against the bed of the truck behind the presenter.
Portrait of Nell Shipman and her twin children, Charles Douglas Ayers and Daphne Anne Ayers, painted by Charles H. Austin Ayers, the twins' father, in 1930 while the family was living in Taos, New Mexico, at Mabel Dodge Luhan's artists' retreat. ...