Fire & Police

Fire Engine Wreck: 1922

Fire Engine Wreck: 1922

Fire engine wrapped around a tree, 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Firefighters: 1855

Firefighters: 1855

Firemen in uniform, Phoenix Fire Company and Mechanic Fire Company, Charleston, South Carolina. Photo by Tyler & Company ca. 1855. LOC original medium: hand-colored quarter-plate daguerreotype.

Treasury Firing Range: 1940

Treasury Firing Range: 1940

Description with the photo: "Treasury target range completed. Washington, D.C., June 10. The Treasury Department in Washington, D.C., has installed a new and modern target range in the sub basement of the Treasury Building. The range has shielded lights and electrically operated targets, is sound proof and ventilated by a fan which removes gases almost instantly.

Henderson Motorcycle: 1922

Henderson Motorcycle: 1922

Policeman with Henderson motorcycle in front of Washington (Senators) American League Base Ball Club sign, 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Motorcycle Escort: 1920s

Motorcycle Escort: 1920s

President Coolidge in New York City, in a car escorted by NYPD police motorcycles, 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

FBI Wanted Posters: 1940s

FBI Wanted Posters: 1940s

Woman printing FBI wanted posters. Photo taken between 1940 and 1946. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: film negative.

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