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Type: Gelatin silver prints | StillImage
Title: West Mitchell Street Fire
Date: 191-01-17
Description: View of fire men climbing a ladder to rescue trapped employees in the Empire Shirt Waist Company in Atlanta, Georgia during a fire on Mitchell Street.

January 11, 1911 a fire broke out in the millinery firm of Silverman and Lansberg quickly becoming a three alarm fire. The fire trapped the women working upstairs who needed by rescued by ladder, but no deaths were reported.

Subjects: Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire engines--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. | Water towers--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire extinction--Equipment and supplies | Fire hose | Men--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire departments--Uniforms | Hotels--Georgia--Atlanta | Disasters--Georgia--Atlanta | Fires--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire extinction--Georgia--Atlanta | Aerial ladders--Georgia--Atlanta | Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta | Street lighting--Georgia--Atlanta | Rescues--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc. | Empire Shirt Waist Company (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Mitchell Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 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