Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. A young...

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Firehouse station number four. Washington, D.C. A young fireman sleeps in his shirt and socks. When the alarm goes off he steps quickly into his boots that have pants attached complete with suspenders, adjusts them on the run, and slides down the pole to the truck he will ride to the fire

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006, photographer
  • Safety film negatives.
  • 1 negative : safety ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.
  • Title and other information from general caption card and caption sheet entry for individual item.
  • LOT 0270 (Location of corresponding print.)
  • Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
  • More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at
  • Film copy on SIS roll 5, frame 1688.


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