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    • Boise Fire Department, 1912

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Fire departments--Uniforms; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire chiefs; Fire departments--Officials and employees;
    • A 1912 composite picture of the Boise Fire Department. The four fire stations in Boise at pictured, one in each corner. Upper left: Central Station (6th and Idaho); upper right: Combination Station No. 3 (16th and Ressequie); bottom right:...
    • Boise Fire Department, 1951

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire chiefs; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A composite photo of the 1951 Boise Fire Department. Under each individual photograph is a name and position held. First row, from the top (left to right): Donald Baker, Harry Bowen, Walter Bowling, Charles Brock, Fred Brown, Ray Brown, Tom Brown,...
    • Urban bicycle route system : master plan

    • Bicycles & tricycles; Transportation;
    • A development program for a desired bicycle system in the Boise Metropolitan area. Emphasis is placed on providing service to the commuter and recreational bicyclist, and separating bicyclists and motor vehicles whenever possible for safety.
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Boise State University; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Firehouse dogs; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A fire engine visits the Boise Junior College football game against Oakland Junior College as part of Fire Prevention Week. Pictured on the field at Bronco Stadium in front of the fire engine are, from left to right, Lieutenant Ken Hammond, Miss...
    • Fire Extinguisher Demonstration

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire extinguishers; Smoke; Hospitals, Convalescent; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A Fire Prevention Week demonstration takes place at the Elks Convalescent Home for polio patients. A firefighter demonstrates the use of a fire extinguisher to put out a mattress fire, while the other firemen and the nurses observe. Doc Roach is...
    • Fire Prevention Week Demonstration

    • Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Fire fighters;
    • A Fire prevention Week Demonstration takes place in front of City Hall, on Bannock Street opposite Capitol Park, with the Hotel Boise in the background. A fire fighter stands on top of an aerial ladder and demonstrates the hose spraying water. A...
    • Peasley Warehouse Fire

    • Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Smoke; Warehouses;
    • A fire sends smoke into the air at the Peasley Transfer and Storage Company warehouse at the corner of 13th and Front Streets in Boise. A crowd watches the fire in the foreground on the other side of Front Street while fire fighters shoot water...
    • Boise Police Department

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Police; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A photo of the 1922 Boise Police Department taken in front of City Hall, which was then located at the corner of 8th and Idaho streets. Standing, from left to right, are Marvin Wright, Roy Scott, Harold Stone, Ed Hill, Joe Black, Bill Simpson,...
    • Boise Engine Company No. 2

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire stations; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A picture of Boise Fire Department Engine Company Number 2 in front of their new station built in 1912. Book caption: "In 1912 Engine Company Number 2 was established to help protect the warehouse and business districts. It was located at 16th...
    • Fire Prevention Week Demonstration

    • Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Department stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A roof escape demonstration takes place at the C. C. Anderson Department Store during Fire Prevention Week. Al Klein is pictured sliding down the canvas escape shoot, while a small crowd of women observe from the second floor of the store. Three...
    • Foster Furniture Fire

    • Fire fighters; Smoke; Flame; Fire extinction; Stores, Retail; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • A view of the Foster Furniture Fire, taken from the rear of the building. A fire fighter stands next to a barrel of fire and smoke. A crowd of people stand on the right side of the photograph and at the end of the alley.
    • Idaho State Fire School

    • Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Fire stations;
    • As part of the Idaho State Fire School, a hook and ladder truck gives a demonstration at the Boise fire station at 16th and Front. The view is looking east on Front Street, toward the Peasley Warehouse. A crowd of onlookers surrounds the...
    • Hook and Ladder, Hose Companies

    • Fire fighters--Volunteer fire fighters; Fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Flags--United States; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Both the Hook and Ladder and Hose Companies pose in front of Park School. The Hook and Ladder Company stands at the left rear while the Hose Company stands to the right. Three children stand to the right of the fire company.
    • Two Way Radio

    • Fire departments--Equipment and supplies; Fire stations; Fire fighters; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Captain Elias Overgard (left) and his driver are seated in a fire engine parked in front of Central Fire Station. Two-way radios were installed in all Boise Fire Department apparatuses in 1950.
    • Doc Roach Receives Merit Award

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Award presentations; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Caption from newspaper: "In recognition of 40 years of service to Boise, W.F. (Doc) Roach was presented with a Boise Chamber of Commerce certificate at the organizations February membership meeting Wednesday noon. Roach, who joined the Boise Fire...
    • Miss Flame Contestants

    • Fire departments--Equipment and supplies--Aerial ladders; Beauty contests;
    • Contestants of the 1958 Miss Flame Competition, pictured in front of the Boise Fire Department aerial truck during Fire Prevention Week. Second from the left on the first row is 1957 Miss Flame winner Ginger Brady, and fifth from the left is 1958...
    • Miss Sparky and Doc Roach

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Uniforms; Girls;
    • Doc Roach stands with the winner of the 1957 Miss Sparky competition, Sarah Jane Benson, who is sitting on the front bumper of a fire engine. The Miss Sparky competition was held as a part of Fire Prevention Week activities. A fire prevention...
    • Doc Roach in the Office

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire chiefs; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Fire Chief Frank Pulaski (left) and Fire Prevention Captain Doc Roach (right) sit in their office. Doc Roach is on the telephone.
    • Fire Slide at Elks Convalescent Home

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Hospitals, Convalescent; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Fire Prevention Week demonstration at the Elks Convalescent Home for polio patients. A young boy slides down the fire chute wrapped in a blanket. Two female nurses stand at the top of the chute while two fire fighters wait at the bottom. Doc Roach...

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