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Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Hose Company

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Type: Gelatin silver prints | StillImage
Title: Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Hose Company
Date: 1904 Sept. 5
Description: View of Atlanta Fire Department Hose Company No. 1, at 44 West Alabama Street. From left to right; Hose Driver, J. R. Carson, Lt. J. H. Anderson, C. P. White, W. A. Pressley, W. T. Cody, "Yaarab " the goat, J. I . Gillesppi and M. C. Folds.


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. Hose Co. No. 1 | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. Station No. 1 | Fire engines--Georgia--Atlanta | Horses--Georgia--Atlanta | Horse-drawn vehicles--Georgia--Atlanta | Goats--Georgia--Atlanta | Carson, J. R. | Anderson, J. G. | White, C. P. | Pressley, W. A. | Cody, William T., d. 1924 | Gillesppi, J. Ira, 1886-1913 | Folds, M. C. | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Alabama Street (Atlanta, 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