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Box 1

 Container

Contains 253 Collections and/or Records:

Firefighters of Station 3 on hose carriage, 1889

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Dates: 1889
Scope and Contents Photo taken of Stonewall Hose Co., No. 3 in 1887, located at 191 Preston at Louisana. The only fire fighter identified in the photo is Barney Moffatt. Moffatt is the driver and was buried at Glenwood Cemetary after dying in the line of duty in 1907. This fire department was a volunteer organization at this time.

Proof from a promotional book with various fire stations, 1900-1914

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Dates: 1900-1914
Scope and Contents Top row from left to right: Fire stations 9, 7, 2. Second row: Station 10, Chief Boyd, Seibert, Edward Franks, Station 3. Third row: Central station ladder truck (Texas Avenue side), Central station at Texas Avenue and San Jacinto, Central Sation water tower truck. Bottom row: Fire stations 5, 6, 8, and 4.

Marine and Fire fighter photos, 1918-1920

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1918-1920
Scope and Contents A page with 8 pictures of marines and Mike Lathrop as a firefighter.

Uniformed man atop a rearing horse, 1918

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1918
Scope and Contents From the File: A page with 8 pictures of marines and Mike Lathrop as a firefighter.

Uniformed man, 1918

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1918
Scope and Contents From the File: A page with 8 pictures of marines and Mike Lathrop as a firefighter.

U.S. Marine Group Photo, 1918

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1918
Scope and Contents From the File: A page with 8 pictures of marines and Mike Lathrop as a firefighter.

Captain Mike Lathrop in U.S. Marine Corp attire., 1918

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1918
Scope and Contents From the File: A page with 8 pictures of marines and Mike Lathrop as a firefighter.

Man and a horse, 1920

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3

Two men sitting on a bench; Mike Lathrop on left, 1920

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1920
Scope and Contents From the File: A page with 8 pictures of marines and Mike Lathrop as a firefighter.

Men on truck #7 outside of an unidentified station, 1920

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Page: 3
Dates: 1920
Scope and Contents Brand new Ladder 7 replaced Hose Wagon 7, which was one of the last two horse drawn fire appratus.

Firefighters of Station 3 standing with fire engine, 1919

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Dates: 1919
Scope and Contents Photo taken of Fire Station 3 Located at 1919 Houston Ave. at Spring St. taken in 1919. Three men standing by a fire truck while two more men are in the drivers seat and the passengers seat of the truck. Within one year of this photo the whole fire department became motorized.

Firefighters of Station 7 with steam truck 7, 1920

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Dates: 1920
Scope and Contents Steamer 7 at a landfill fire. In the photo are Mike Lathrop, Poop(?) and Magerson Smith.

Station 7's Mike Lathrop with horse, 1920

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Dates: 1920
Scope and Contents Mike Lathrop with the station's horse in a photo. Lathrop took care of the horse because of his military training. Station 7's address is on the water trough (2403).

Firefighters of Station 7 on fire engine, 1920

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Dates: 1920
Scope and Contents The men of fire station 7 on the hook and ladder truck. Mike Lathrop is on the far right. The station is at 2403 Milam and Mcilheney which is now the Houston Fire Department Museum.