The Jay T. Last Collection of Firefighting Prints
and Ephemera contains more than 150 printed items that relate to firefighting and the activities and organizations of firemen
the United States from approximately 1820 to 1909. The collection consists of advertising and promotional materials,
business records, and illustrations produced for or pertaining to firefighting
organizations, related social or charitable events, and firefighting vehicles,
equipment, and supplies.
approximately 160 items
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