Fire & Police

Police Dogs on Parade: early 1900s

Police Dogs on Parade: early 1900s

New York City police and dogs on parade, early 1900s. Bain News Service. Original medium at LOC: glass negative.

Best Seat in the House: 1901

Best Seat in the House: 1901

Launch of fire boat James Battle, 1900-1901. Detroit Publishing Company. Original medium at LOC: glass negative.

Does This Belt Make Me Look Fat? 1929

Does This Belt Make Me Look Fat? 1929

Transporting the new small sized currency, 1929. Armoured trucks are used in removing the new money from the Bureau to the Treasury Department. National Photo Company. Original medium at LOC: photographic print.

Union Engine No. 3: 1911

Union Engine No. 3: 1911

Union engine No. 3 - York, Pennsylvania fire department. Stationary fire engine drawn by three horses, in front of firehouse. Photo by Simon & Murnane, 1911. Original medium at LOC: photographic print.

Just in Case: 1935

Just in Case: 1935

A deputy with a gun on his hip during the September 1935 strike in Morgantown, West Virginia. Photograph by Ben Shahn for the Resettlement Administration. Original medium: 35mm nitrate negative.

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