Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs
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Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Campbell, Steve B.
Title: Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs
Dates: 1882 – 1972
Quantity: 100.0 images
Quantity: 100 black and white photographic prints
Identification: ahc.VIS166

Biographical/Historical Note

Steve B. Campbell served with the Atlanta Fire Department from approximately 1932 to 1974. He attained the rank of battalion chief and deputy director, and also served as the department’s historian. Additional biographical information has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of photographs of fire stations and personnel of the Atlanta Fire Department. Also included are photographs of notable fires in Atlanta during the 20th century. Most of the photographs are group portraits of fire companies taken between 1890 and 1928, and include images of fire stations number 1 through 20. Individual firemen are identified in many of the photographs. There are also photographs of fire companies affiliated with the aforementioned stations. Examples of these include hook and ladder companies, hose companies, chemical engine companies, and engine and hose companies. The collection features photographs of officers and other prominent individuals such as Chiefs William Cody and William Cummings, along with a group portrait that includes Henry Karwisch, William C. Reynolds, and George H. Deihl, the chief officers of the last Volunteer Fire Department in Atlanta. Also included is an 1898 portrait of the baseball team sponsored by the Fire Department. The remaining images are photographs of fires in Atlanta. Included are photographs of the Terminal District Fire of 1908, the J. P. Allen Building Fire of 1916, and the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917.


Arrangement

Images in this collection have been arranged in three subgroups (1) Stations; (2) People and Groups; (3) Fires.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept.
Atlanta Firemen (Baseball team).
Baseball--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire engines--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire stations--Georgia--Atlanta
Fires--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[VIS 166], Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs, VIS 166, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Steve Campbell, 1968 (1968.108, 1968.158), 1970 (1970.91), 1971 (1971.209, 1971.262), 1972 (1972.08).

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2007.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.


Related Material

MSS 587, Steve B. Campbell Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center


Container List

 

Subgroup I.: Stations, 1885-1961

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.01 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, 1910, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.02VIS 166.02 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.03 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Chemical Engine Company No. 1, Nov 26,1916, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.04VIS 166.04 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Engine, Engine No. 1, circa 1961, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.05VIS 166.05 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, 1890, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.06 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, Hose Company No. 1 and Chemical Engine Company No. 1, Sept 5, 1904, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.07 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Hose Company No. 1, Sept 5, 1904, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.08 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1, 1885, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.09 Atlanta Fire Station No. 1, Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, Dec 27, 1910, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.10VIS 166.10 Atlanta Fire Station No. 2, 1926, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.11VIS 166.11 Atlanta Fire Station No. 2, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.12 Atlanta Fire Station No. 2, Hose Company No. 2, circa 1900, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.13VIS 166.13 Atlanta Fire Station No. 2, Hose Company No. 2, Nov 16, 1916, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.14VIS 166.14 Atlanta Fire Station No. 3, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.15VIS 166.15 Atlanta Fire Station No. 3, Hose Company No. 3, 1906, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.16VIS 166.16 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.17VIS 166.17 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, June 1, 1892, 2.0 images

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VIS 166.18VIS 166.18 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, 1897, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.19 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, Engine House No. 4, 1897, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.20VIS 166.20 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, Engine House No. 4, Nov 1, 1960, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.21 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, Engine and Hose Company No. 4, Nov 7,1903, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.22VIS 166.22 Atlanta Fire Station No. 4, Hose Company No. 4, 1892, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.23VIS 166.23 Atlanta Fire Station No. 5, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.24 Atlanta Fire Station No. 5, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.25 Atlanta Fire Station No. 5, Engine and Hose Company No. 5, 1916, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.26VIS 166.26 Atlanta Fire Station No. 5, Engine and Hose Company No. 5, 1916, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.27 Atlanta Fire Station No. 5, Hose Company No. 5, 1916, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.28VIS 166.28 Atlanta Fire Station No. 6, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.29VIS 166.29 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.30VIS 166.30 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, 1930, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.31 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, Engine and Hose Company No. 7, Nov 7, 1903, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.32 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, Engine and Hose Company No. 7, Sept 15, 1905, 2.0 images

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.33 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, Engine and Ladder Company No. 7, 1913, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.34VIS 166.34 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, Hook and Ladder Company No. 5, Engine and Hose Company No. 7, 1912, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.35 Atlanta Fire Station No. 7, Hook and Ladder Company No. 7, Nov 16, 1915, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.36VIS 166.36 Atlanta Fire Station No. 8, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.37VIS 166.37 Atlanta Fire Station No. 9, 1928, 2.0 images

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VIS 166.38VIS 166.38 Atlanta Fire Station No. 10, 1928, 2.0 images

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VIS 166.39VIS 166.39 Atlanta Fire Station No. 11, 1913, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.40VIS 166.40 Atlanta Fire Station No. 12, 1911, 1928, 2.0 images

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.41 Atlanta Fire Station No. 12, Feb 1, 1911, 1.0 image
VIS 166.42 Atlanta Fire Station No. 12, Feb 1, 1911, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 9VIS 166.43 Atlanta Fire Station No. 12, Feb 1, 1911, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.44VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.44 Atlanta Fire Station No. 12, Hook and Ladder Company No. 5, 1911, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.45VIS 166.45 Atlanta Fire Station No. 13, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.46VIS 166.46 Atlanta Fire Station No. 14, 1928, 2.0 images

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VIS 166.47VIS 166.47 Atlanta Fire Station No. 15, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.48VIS 166.48 Atlanta Fire Station No. 16, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.49VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.49 Atlanta Fire Station No. 17, 1928, 2.0 images

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VIS 166.50VIS 166.50 Atlanta Fire Station No. 18, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.51VIS 166.51 Atlanta Fire Station No. 19, 1928, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.52VIS 166.52 Atlanta Fire Station No. 20, 1928, 1.0 image
 

Subgroup 2.: People and Groups, 1882-1972

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VIS 166.53VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.53 Volunteer Fire Department Chief Officers, 1882, 1.0 image

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VIS OS Box 39VIS 166.54 Baseball Team, 1898, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.55VIS 166.55 Floyd, J. T., circa 1900, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.56VIS 166.56 Unidentified hoseman, 1902, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.57VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.57 Fire Headquarters, 1907, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.58VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.58 The Famous "Little Red Wagon", 1909, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.59VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.59 Unidentified driver, circa 1910, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.60VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.60 Cummings, William, circa 1912, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.61VIS 166.61 Cody, W. B., circa 1915, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.62VIS 166.62 Cody, W. B., May 26, 1922, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.63VIS 166.63 Atlanta and West Point Railroad Freight Depot, 1972, 1.0 image
 

Subgroup 3: Fires, undated

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VIS 166.64VIS 166.64 Atlanta Fire of 1917, 1917, 16.0 images

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VIS 166.65VIS 166.65 J.P. Allen Building Fire, Dec 20, 1916, 4.0 images

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VIS 166.66VIS 166.66 Terminal District Fire, May 8, 1908, 6.0 images

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VIS 166.67VIS 166.67 Terminal Hotel Fire, 1938, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.68VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.68 Water Tower No. 1 Test, 1930, 1.0 image

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VIS 166.69VIS OS Box 50VIS 166.69 West Mitchell Street Fire, 1911, 1.0 image