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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:...
    • Chemical Fire Engine

    • Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles;
    • A chemical fire engine is chained to a post in front of Boulevard Market as part of the Fire Prevention Week activities. Writing on the sign identifies the engine as a Chemical Fire Engine made by American LaFrance Fire Engine Co. in 1899. A fire...
    • 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 Engine Parade

    • Parades; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire engines; Fire fighters; Stores, Retail;
    • A horse-drawn fire engine, driven by two fire fighters, takes part in a parade in downtown Boise. A crowd of people line the street to watch. The engine is proceeding east on the 800 block of Main Street. Businesses visible in the photo on the...
    • Fair Week Parade

    • Parades; Fire engines--Chemical fire engines; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Trolley cars; Street-railroads;
    • A parade of fire engines takes place down the middle of the street as people watch from the sidewalk during Fair Week in Boise. According to penciled notes on the back of the photo, the scene is at 12th and Main Streets and the parade included...
    • 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...
    • Idaho Power Window Display

    • 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...
    • Boise what where when

    • Telephone directories; Demography;
    • An informative booklet for citizens of Boise, Idaho and surrounding areas. The booklet was intended to assist individuals connect with services available to them.
    • Fire Prevention Week

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Boise State University; Fire engines; Fire prevention--Study and teaching; Elementary schools; Entertainers; Magicians; Clowns;
    • As part of Fire Prevention Week, activities were scheduled at all of the Boise School District schools. Pictured are the 1957 Fire Prevention Week presenters and the principal of Campus School (on the campus of Boise Junior College) in front of a...
    • Fire Prevention Week Parade

    • 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".
    • Fire Prevention Week Parade

    • Parades; Fire engines; Fire prevention; Stores, Retail;
    • As part of the Fire Prevention Week activities, an evening parade took place. This photo was taken as the parade crossed Ninth Street, heading west on Main, in front of the Yates Building (only the sign is visible). A fire engine is in the...
    • Fire Prevention Week Parade

    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Boise Fire Station No. 2

    • Fire fighters; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Five firemen sit in front of the engine bay of Fire Station No. 2 in the North End neighborhood, with the horse team, the "Nasty Blacks," behind them. From left to right: George Lindsay, John Stewart, Jim Lindsay, Bill Barts, and John Mitchell.
    • 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.
    • Boise Fire Station No. 3

    • Roach, William Francis, 1891-1973; Fire fighters; Fire engines; Fire stations; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Fire departments--Uniforms;
    • Front view of the Chemical No. 3 building facing Front Street, at 16th. Five men dressed in uniform; three standing on sidewalk, left to right: W. F. "Doc" Roach, Leo Boren, and J. P. Belsher; two men sit on the chemical fire engine pulled by two...
    • 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...

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