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101. Fire Scene Fire Scene 1955 Firemen battling fire at unidentified building in Kansas City, Kansas.

102. Firefighter Firefighter 1952 Firefighter conducting experimental method for extinguishing fire at 2201 Euclid.

103. Firefighter's Firefighter: George C. Hale Firefighter's Firefighter: George C. Hale June/25/1978 Biographical article about George Consider Hale, or George Hale (1850-1923), Kansas City's second fire chief from 1882 to 1902, following Colonel Frank Foster, during an era when "[c]onflagration [fire]...

104. Firefighters Firefighters Firefighters spraying water on an unidentified building covered with ice.

105. Firefighters Firefighters Firefighters spraying water on an unidentified building covered with ice.

106. Firefighters Firefighters 1952 Firefighters battling fire at unidentified residence with crowd of onlookers.

107. Firefighters Firefighters Firefighters at unidentified fire.

108. Firefighting Firefighting 1952 Experimental firefighting test. Two homes burning. Firemen and equipment on scene.

109. Firemen Extinguishing a Building Fire Firemen Extinguishing a Building Fire circa 1930s Street view of several fire fighters extinguishing a blaze in an unidentified brick building.

110. Firestone Building Crowd Firestone Building Crowd n.d. Evening view of crowd gathered outside Firestone Building located on the northeast corner of Linwood and Troost. Fire Department equipment and personnel in view.

111. Firestone Building During Fire Firestone Building During Fire n.d. Evening view of crowd gathered outside Firestone Building, medical personnel with stretcher, and firefighters on roof of building; located on the northeast corner of Linwood and Troost.

112. Firestone Building During Fire Firestone Building During Fire n.d. Evening view of crowd gathered outside Firestone Building watching water being shot onto roof of building; located on the northeast corner of Linwood and Troost.

113. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of men and machinery assisting in recovery effort after the 1951 Flood. An attached typewritten caption read: "Gin-pole and winch used in moving heavy steel tank destroyed in flooded fire area."

114. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of Red's Tire Shop, showing extensive damage from the 1951 Flood and subsequent fires.

115. General Photograph Collection General Photograph Collection ca1870-[ongoing] (bulk 1895-1960) This collection of over 40 boxes and 25 linear feet is an on-going, artificial collection of photographs covering a wide range of years and including various different photographers. The bulk of the collection...

116. Hanna Rubber Celebrates 75 Years: Longtime KC Firm Relocated, Prospers after Disastrous Fire Hanna Rubber Celebrates 75 Years: Longtime KC Firm Relocated, Prospers after Disastrous Fire September/15/2000 Story of the 75th anniversary and rapid recovery of the Hanna Rubber Company of Kansas City following a devastating fire in 1991, with the company relocating from 1512 Main Street to 1511 Baltimore Avenue,...

117. History Lost In Blaze History Lost In Blaze December 30, 2011 The 107-year old Westport Presbyterian Church caught fire on December 29, 2011, devastating the community gathering place. Being one of the oldest churches in Kansas City, the congregation has gathered...

118. Holy Rosary Serves Immigrant Community for More Than a Century Holy Rosary Serves Immigrant Community for More Than a Century Fall 2003 Article tells the history of Holy Rosary parish at 911 East Missouri, in the Columbus Park area. Serving as a "national" parish for persons of Italian descent, the Church has survived three fires. On the...

119. House Fire House Fire 1952 Firefighters battling fire at unidentified house, with crowd of onlookers.

120. House Fire House Fire 1952 Firefighters battling fire at unidentified house.