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Atlanta Fire Station No. 1

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Type: Gelatin silver prints | StillImage
Title: Atlanta Fire Station No. 1
Date: 1904 Sept. 5
Description: Group portrait of Atlanta Fire Station No. 1 Hook & Ladder Company No. 1, Hose Company No. 1 and Chemical Engine Company No. 1. From left to right, front to back; Lt. W. B. Harrison, Captain W. F rank Coley, 2nd Assistant Chief R. H. Ressley, Secretary C. R. Setze, Chief W. R. Joyner; Fire Inspector Macon C. Sharp, Lt. J. H. Anderson, Ladderman G. B. Carlton, T J. Driscoll, W. A. Pope, Aide C. M. Thurman, W. T. Cody, W. H. Ivy, M. C. Folds, J. R. Carson, J. A. Lafitte Jr., J. D. Cuttingham, J. N. Lagomarsino, J. M. Pucell, O. J. Parker, J. V. Dooly, E. C. Pressley, C. P. White, M. E. Benson, W. A. Presslley, and J. Ira Gillesppi.

The City of Atlanta Fire department was established in 1848 with volunteer firefighters. The last volunteer fire chiefs were elected in 1882. The Atlanta Fire Department continues service today with the mission to "To prevent or mitigate harm to life, property and the environment. "

Subjects: Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire departments--Uniforms | Fire departments--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire stations--Georgia--Atlanta | Men--Georgia--Atlanta | Men's clothing--Georgia--Atlanta | Suits (Clothing)--Georgia--Atlanta | Hats--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire marshals--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1 | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. Hose Company No. 1 | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. Chemical Engine Co. No. 1 | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. Station No. 1 | Fire chiefs--Georgia--Atlanta | Harrison, W. B. | Coley, W. Frank, 1863-1922 | Pressley, R. H. | Setze, C. R. | Joyner, Walter Robertson, 1885-1906 | Sharp, Macon C. | Anderson, J. H. | Driscoll, Timothy J., d. 1921 | Pope, W. A. | Thurman, Charles M. | Cody, William T., d. 1924 | Ivy, W. H. | Folds, M. C. | Carson, J. R. | LaFitte, J. A., Jr. | Cottingham, J. D. | Lagomarsino, J. N. | Purcell, J. M. | Parker, O. J. | Dooly, J. V. | Pressly, E. C. | White, C. P. | Benson, M. E. | Pressly, W. A. | Gillesppi, J. Ira, 1886-1913 | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 1 photograph : sepia ; 9 x 13 in. | Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs
Rights and Usage: Cite as: MSS 587, Steve B. Campbell Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

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Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs, 1882-1972