Indianapolis (Ind.). Fire Department
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Daniel Glazier tribute
Collection — Folder: OBC018
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten tribute to Daniel Glazier, chief fire engineer of the Indianapolis Fire Department, presented by Frank Ingersoll, William O. Sherwood, and Cicero Sibert.
Dates: circa 1873
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Daniel Glazier tribute
Harold Brown Adkinson Indianapolis Fire Department photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises over 900 photographs collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1874 to 1939, include images fire trucks and other vehicles, fire stations, group photos, fire scenes, and daily life of the Indianapolis Fire Department.
Harold Brown Adkinson papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and negatives; Indianapolis Fire Department event programs; Indianapolis Fire Department records, procedures and scrapbooks; an index to Ohio and Mississippi River steamboat images; newspaper clippings and brochures about steamboats and flatboats, newspaper clippings from Indianapolis Fire Department collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1943 regarding the Indianapolis Fire Department, steamboats and flatboats....
Dates: 1877-1943, undated
National Youth Administration of Indiana incendiaries poster
Collection — Folder: OBD011
Scope and Contents This collection contains one poster with remarks and drawings on incendiary devices, particularly German bombs. It was created by the National Youth Administration of Indiana using drawings by Harry Sherman for the Indianapolis Fire Department circa 1935-1943.
Dates: circa 1935-1943
Nikki Stoddard Schofield, Bowen-Merrill fire collection
Collection — Folder: S2304
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items compiled by Nikki Stoddard Schofield regarding the March 17, 1890 Bowen-Merrill Company stationery and bookstore fire in Indianapolis, Indiana, including two essays from the Crown Hill Cemetery archives. The first essay, "'Horror of Horror': The Bowen-Merrill Fire," is six-page narrative about the fire and has Howard Stahl's signature on the last page (undated.) The second essay, "The Bowen-Merrill Fire," lists the ten firemen killed in the fire that are...
Dates: 1929-1930, undated