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Name Firefighters
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Image of 1974.297 - Exempt Fireman's Association Banner, n.d.  Bright red cloth banner is rectangular in shape with an inverted arch section at bottom center.  Back is lined with a lighter red-colored fabric.  Front is bordered with a 1" metallic bronze-colored ribbon.  Beneath ribbon along top edge is a 2" bronze-colored metallic fringe.  A similar 2.25" fringe is suspended just below bottom edge.  Suspended from the bottom two corners on 2.5" cord are matching 5" metallic tassels.  A 5.5" x 14" gold-colored horn is painted on the center front of the banner.  Above and below the horn in gold 3" lettering that is shadowed by dark and light green is text that reads, "EXEMPT  /  FIREMAN'S  /  ASSOCIATION" and in 2.5" lettering below that, "SAN MATEO, CAL."  In the center of the inverted arch section at bottom, painted in gold, is a decorative emblem consisting of four flowers that form a cross.  Affixed to top of banner are four brass rings through which a brass-colored metal dowel is threaded.  Ends of dowel are capped with round brass-colored metal 1.5" finials.  Dowel has a center eye screw for hanging and two end eye screws through which a bronze-colored cord with three center loops is affixed.

1974.297 - Exempt Fireman's Association Banner, n.d. Bright red cloth banner is rectangular in shape with an inverted arch section at bottom center. Back is lined with a lighter red-colored fabric. Front is bordered with a 1" metallic bronze-colored ribbon. Beneath ribbon along top edge is a 2" bronze-colored metallic fringe. A similar 2.25" fringe is suspended just below bottom edge. Suspended from the bottom two corners on 2.5" cord are matching 5" metallic tassels. A 5.5" x 14" gold-colored horn is painted on the center front of the banner. Above and below the horn in gold 3" lettering that is shadowed by dark and light green is text that reads, "EXEMPT / FIREMAN'S / ASSOCIATION" and in 2.5" lettering below that, "SAN MATEO, CAL." In the center of the inverted arch section at bottom, painted in gold, is a decorative emblem consisting of four flowers that form a cross. Affixed to top of banner are four brass rings through which a brass-colored metal dowel is threaded. Ends of dowel are capped with round brass-colored metal 1.5" finials. Dowel has a center eye screw for hanging and two end eye screws through which a bronze-colored cord with three center loops is affixed.

Exempt Fireman's Association Banner, n.d. Bright red cloth banner is rectangular in shape with an inverted arch section at bottom center. Back is lined with a lighter red-colored fabric. Front is bordered with a 1" metallic bronze-colored ribbon. Beneath ribbon along top edge is a 2" bronze-colored metallic fringe. A similar 2.25" fringe is suspended just below bottom edge. Suspended from the bottom two corners on 2.5" cord are matching 5" metallic tassels. A 5.5" x 14" gold-colored horn is painted on the center front of the banner. Above and below the horn in gold 3" lettering that is shadowed by dark and light green is text that reads, "EXEMPT / FIREMAN'S / ASSOCIATION" and in 2

Image of 2015.001.00106 - Santa on Firetruck Driving in Burlingame, 1948

2015.001.00106 - Santa on Firetruck Driving in Burlingame, 1948

Santa on Firetruck Driving in Burlingame, 1948. Black and white negative shows a man dressed as Santa Claus standing on the back of an antique fire truck that is being driven down a Burlingame residential street. Santa Claus is holding on to a spooled fire hose with one hand and waving with the other. There are four other individuals in firemen's uniforms on the truck - one driving, two standing on the running boards on either side of the truck, and one person standing at the back of the truck behind Santa. At center left, a boy riding on a bicycle trails behind the fire truck. Along the side of the truck's hood is written "BURLINGAME FIRE DEPARTMENT" and on the front of the hood there is a c

Image of 2015.001.04025.2 - Cargo Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport, 1962

2015.001.04025.2 - Cargo Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport, 1962

Cargo Plane Crash at San Francisco International Airport, 1962. Black and white negative of a Lockheed Constellation cargo plane crash at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The plane is resting on the tarmac and its fuselage is split along the middle. The nose cone has broken off from the front of the plane. There is foam and water on the tarmac and on the plane. Two firefighters spray water on the plane, one by the cockpit and the other by the starboard engine. Smoke is rising from the middle of the fuselage. The front of an SFO fire engine is visible on the left side of the image. Part of series 4025.

Image of 2015.001.05881.2 - Tanforan Race Track Fire, 1964

2015.001.05881.2 - Tanforan Race Track Fire, 1964

Tanforan Race Track Fire, 1964. Black and white negative shows the burning Tanforan Race Track building. The part of the building on the left side of the image has large flames and smoke coming out of a large hole in the roof. In front of the building is a fenced off enclosure with grass and trees. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.00303.1 - Pump House Located Near Bayswater and Victoria Roads in Burlingame, 1948

2015.001.00303.1 - Pump House Located Near Bayswater and Victoria Roads in Burlingame, 1948

Pump House Located Near Bayswater and Victoria Roads in Burlingame, 1948. Black and white negative shows a pumping station, or "pump house" that is a two story wooden structure with a wide base that narrows as it reaches the top. On the top of the pump house is a round metal tank with a metal railing around it. There is a door at the base of the pump house. The upper portion of the structure is on fire and a plume of smoke rises in the upper right portion of the image. It appears that there was a smaller building attached to the pump house that has burned down to its frame. There are four firefighters holding two hoses. One sprays water through the door at the base of the pump house, and the

Image of 2015.001.00529.2 - Mayor Dan Love Unveils Dedication Plaque for Fire Station No. 2 in Burlingame, July 1950

2015.001.00529.2 - Mayor Dan Love Unveils Dedication Plaque for Fire Station No. 2 in Burlingame, July 1950

Mayor Dan Love Unveils Dedication Plaque for Fire Station No. 2 in Burlingame, July 1950. Black and white negative shows Mayor Dan Love unveiling the dedication plaque for Fire Station No. 2 on Hillside Drive in Burlingame, California. The image shows a group of men wearing suits that stand at the front entrance of a building. Mayor Dan Love appears in profile at left pulling on a cord that lifts a set of small curtains covering a plaque that is attached to the front of the building. The unveiled plaque reads, "[BUR]LINGA[ME] / FIRE STATION NUMBER 2 / ERECTED JULY 30, 1950." Text on the lower portion of the plaque lists Mayor Dan Love and several city councilmembers: H. Kent Atwater, Alla

Image of 2015.001.00258 - Burlingame Firefighter in Dress Uniform on Firetruck, 1948

2015.001.00258 - Burlingame Firefighter in Dress Uniform on Firetruck, 1948

Burlingame Firefighter in Dress Uniform on Fire Truck, 1948. Black and white negative shows a Burlingame firefighter in dress uniform seated on a parked fire truck.The firefighter is sitting on a tool box near the driver's seat, with one foot on the running board and the other on the ground. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that this photograph of a ladder truck was taken in the Burlingame fire station.

Image of 2015.001.00728.1 - California Golf Club of San Francisco on Fire, South San Francisco

2015.001.00728.1 - California Golf Club of San Francisco on Fire, South San Francisco

Black and white negative taken between 1958-1960 of firefighting efforts at the California Golf Club of San Francisco in South San Francisco. The image shows smoke billowing from the top of the clubhouse building with several firemen and half a dozen other men facing the fa├žade. One jet of water is aimed into an upstairs window and a second jet of water is aimed at the roof of the structure.