Fire & Police

Motorcycle Roadtrip: 1918

Motorcycle Roadtrip: 1918

Photograph shows two men and a police officer standing next to motorcycles with sidecars, near the U.S. Capitol. One man is holding a fox. Title at LOC says 'Geo. M. Green'. Did a little research on Google but couldn't find out who that might be. National Photo Company photograph taken 1918 to 1920. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Victim of Auto Accident: 1933

Victim of Auto Accident: 1933

Dead body of crash victim entangled in a wrecked automobile on a bridge with a policeman standing nearby. Photograph taken in 1933. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Fireman Training: 1923

Fireman Training: 1923

Firemen carrying "victims" at a Red Cross demonstration. Firefighter training photograph taken September 27, 1923. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Police Line Up: 1923

Police Line Up: 1923

Edgar E. Porter, one of the White House policeman, was detailed to care for the lost and strayed children during the Easter egg rolling at the White House. LOC Summary: Officer Edgar E. Porter, full-length portrait, seated on a chair, holding two children on his lap and with several children standing to his right and left during the annual White House Easter egg roll.

Smoke Screen: 1923

Smoke Screen: 1923

Policeman on motorcycle trailing a car with installed smoke screen device. Photograph taken September 1, 1923. Forms part of National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Horse Drawn Fire Engine

Horse Drawn Fire Engine

Horse-drawn fire engine on the way to a fire. Date and location not recorded. Published by Bain News Service. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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