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...
Fire extinction; Fires; Flame; Smoke; Stores, Retail;
Flames and smoke billow upwards from the building while the Avenue Market sign hangs on its side. Water streams shoot towards the fire from the bottom right of the photograph. The Avenue Market was located on Warm Springs Avenue near the old Idaho...
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.
Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Parades; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Fire prevention--Study and teaching;
As part of the evening parade during Fire Prevention Week, Doc Roach (left) and Hank Rensmeyer (right) drive the old chemical fire engine. Roach is wearing a mask and Rensmeyer is dressed as "Miss Flame 1776".
Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Parades; Fire prevention; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Stores, Retail;
As part of the Fire Prevention Week activities, an evening parade took place. Two fire fighters drive a pick-up truck pulling the chemical fire engine. Standing in the fire engine are Doc Roach (left) and Hank Rensmeyer (right) dressed as "Miss...
Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966--Criticism and interpretation; Women and literature--United States--History--20th century; Frontier and pioneer life in literature; West (U.S.)--Intellectual life; Indians in literature; Nebraska in literature;
A photograph of the Smeed Livery fire at night. The barn is filled with flames and smoke. Handwriting on the front of the photograph reads "Copyright 1913 G. E. Russell." The El-Korah Temple (Shriners) was later built on the site.