Fire & Police

Little Bo Peep Grows Up: 1938

Little Bo Peep Grows Up: 1938

Woman getting dressed up for the Congressional Club Gay 90's party, 1938. Awesome clown head with fireman hat in background. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

FDNY Engine Test: 1913

FDNY Engine Test: 1913

Photo shows competition of motor pumper engines held by the International Association of Fire Engineers, New York City, Sept. 3, 1913. Pumper engines drew water from the Hudson River. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009). Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Tarrytown Christmas: 1905

Tarrytown Christmas: 1905

Lyndhurst - a happy Christmas at Woody Crest, December, 1905. Five boys in costumes, with toys, in front of Christmas tree, Lyndhurst school, Tarrytown, New York. Underwood & Underwood, publishers. LOC original medium: photographic print on stereo card.

Chicago Catholics Call on Cardinal Hayes: 1920s

Chicago Catholics Call on Cardinal Hayes: 1920s

Chicago Catholics calling on Cardinal Hayes. Chicago Police Department escort in old convertible. Bain News Service, publisher. No date with picture but probably 1920s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Fire Engine Power Wash: 1923

Fire Engine Power Wash: 1923

Fire truck being used to wash what might be the Senate Office Building (description with photograph says "Washing Senate to B[...]". Maybe someone can fill in the details. 1923 photo by National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Patriotic Knitting Bee: 1910s

Patriotic Knitting Bee: 1910s

Patriotic knitting bee with men in uniform, man knitting, stars and strips banner, and police watching. Probably related to World War One, but no date with the photo. Bain News Service, publisher. Original medium: glass negative.

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