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    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Boys; African American children
    • Twin brothers with the last name of Smith slide down a fire pole as part of Fire Prevention Week. Another boy stands to the left of the pole. A fire engine sits inside the station behind the children.
    • Three Generations of Fire Trucks

    • Fire engines; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles;
    • Three generations of fire fighting vehicles are parked together as a part of Fire Prevention Week. From left to right: Chemical Fire Engine made by American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. in 1899, a 1920s American LaFrance Hose Wagon, and a 1950 American...
    • Fire Prevention Bureau

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Three fire fighters stand in front of a Boise Fire Prevention vehicle, a 1940s era Ford Coupe, left to right: Inspector Ted Seibel, Inspector Earl Robinson, and Fire Marshall Doc Roach.
    • Idaho State Fire School

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire engines; Fire chiefs; Fire marshals; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • The Officers of the Idaho State Fire School Association. Top row (left to right): Secretary to Boise Chief and Fire Marshal Flora Worthan, Boise Fire Captain Earl Robinson, Ketchum-Sun Valley Fire Chief Richard Ransom, Burley Fire Chief Otis...
    • Welcome to Boise

    • Government officials; Government facilities; Government employees; Demography;
    • Special issue of Boise Business. A commemorative booklet on the city of Boise, including descriptions of all city level departments.
    • Idaho State Fire School

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Participants of the Idaho State Fire School pose with fire engines in front of the fire station on S. 16th Street. Book caption: "All of Boise's fire equipment was lined up in 1951 for this historic picture. The department was proud of these...
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • 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.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • 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.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Smoking; Service stations;
    • One of many photographs taken as part of the fire prevention series on "Things not to do." Boise fire fighter Don Baker pumps gasoline into a truck while smoking a cigarette.
    • Things Not to Do Campaign

    • 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 Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire prevention; Fire chiefs; Fire marshals;
    • Miss Bobbie Albertson is presented with a fire badge during Fire Prevention Week activities. From left to right: Fred Kopke, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Fire Prevention Committee, Bobbie Albertson (Miss Boise 1949-1950), Fire Chief Steve...
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Geiger-Muller counters; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Harry Burningham (fourth from left), Manager of Sears, Roebuck & Co., presents the Boise Fire Department with a Geiger-Muller Counter as a part of Fire Prevention Week Activities. Eight firemen are on hand to receive the device. The picture was...
    • Governor Smylie with Fire Prevention Pamphlet

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Smylie, Robert E. (Robert Eben), 1914-; Fire chiefs; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Governor Robert Smylie is presented with the book "I Smell Smoke" written by Paul Kearney. Located in the Governor's Office at the State Capitol, from left to right: Governor Robert Smylie, Fire Marshal Doc Roach, Fire Chief Steve Taylor, and the...
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • 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.
    • Fire Prevention Week Demonstration

    • Fire prevention--Fire drills; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Fire fighters; Department stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Firefighter Vern Compton is shown jumping from the C. C. Anderson department store building as part of a Fire Prevention Week demonstration. Six fire fighters wait below with a safety net to catch him, while a crowd watches the demonstration.
    • 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...
    • 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 Prevention Week at Monroe Elementary School

    • 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.
    • 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...

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