This collection contains materials relating to the history of the Newport Beach Fire Department. The records include two fire
record books (1947-1953 and 1954-1955), a photo scrapbook (1944-1946), three newspaper scrapbooks, a framed certificate of
appreciation given to Chief Frank Crocker in 1933, photographs and negatives, and a scrapbook (1927-1942) created by Chief
Rufus Janvier “Jan” Briscoe.
7 volumes; 4 photographs and 20 negatives.
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