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City of Atlanta Fire Department

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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Evans, Andrea
Title: City of Atlanta Fire Department
Date: 1988
Description: Firefighter's Pay

View of City of Atlanta employees protesting pay cuts for city firefighters.

Local identification number: VIS 158.18.62

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."

Local identification number: ahc158018062a.jpg

Subjects: Activists--Georgia--Atlanta | Picketing--Georgia--Atlanta | Clothing and dress--1980-1990 | African Americans--1980-1990 | Uniforms--1980-1990 | Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,96

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs