Finding aid to the Los Angeles Fire Department photographs PC 019Los Angeles Fire Department photographs
California Historical Society
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
Title: Los Angeles Fire Department photographs
Creator: Durston, Patterson
Identifier/Call Number: PC 019
Physical Description: 1 folder
Date (inclusive): 1912-1915
Language of Material: Materials are in English.
Consists of photographs and photographic postcards primarily documenting the Los Angeles Fire Department Engine Company Number 28, Truck Company Number 7, located at 7th and Figueroa streets. Photographs depict fire fighters battling fires, fire equipment, and damage to buildings from fire. Images also depict fire fighters inside and outside of their fire house, a fire truck prepared for the Rose Parade, and a parade on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Includes four portraits of Engine Company 28 Captain, one including his family. Three photographs, signed by Durston, show fire fighters responding to a call. One photograph depicts Engine Company Number 27 fighting a hotel fire; another shows a steam driven pumper at the scene of Fraser's Million Dollar Pier fire in Ocean Park in September 1912.
Collection is open for research.
Materials in this collection, which were created between 1912 and 1915, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.
Purchased from the California Curio Company, 2007.
[Identification of item, date]; Los Angeles Fire Department photographs, PC 019; Box P004, Folder 1; California Historical Society.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Fire fighting -- California -- Los Angeles -- Pictorial works
Fire departments -- California -- Los Angeles -- Pictorial works
Fire fighters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Pictorial works
Fire fighting equipment -- Pictorial works
Fires -- California -- Los Angeles -- Pictorial works
Gelatin silver prints