The History of America’s Firefighters
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The Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing


  Allegany County, MD - Firefighting in Allegany County by Warren W. Jenkins - 2005 - ISBN 0738541974

128 pages. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - Queen City Firefighting, Ch 2 - Mountain City Firefighting, Ch 3 - Coal Country Firefighting, Ch 4 - Rural and Suburban Firefighting, Ch 5 - Mutual Aid.


  Ashtabula, OH - Ashtabula Firefighting by Eric A. Johnson - 2006 - ISBN 0738540471

  Boston, MA - The Great Boston Fire of 1872 by Anthony Mitchell Sammarco - 1997 - ISBN 0752405594 - Out of print

128 pages, 210+ images. Contents: Introduction, Ch 1 - Old Summer Street, Ch 2 - The Advent of Commercialism, Ch 3 - The Great Boston Fire, Ch 4 - The Aftermath: The Smoke Clears, Ch 5 - A Phoenix Arises, Acknowledgments. Span: 1795-1915.


  Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport Firefighters by Bridgeport Firefighters Historical Society Staff - 2000 - ISBN 0738504920 - Out of print

128 pages, 190+ images. Contents: Introduction, Ch 1 - Founding Bridgeport and Its Fire Service, Ch 2 - The Volunteers, Ch 3 - The Career Fire Department, Ch 4 - New Century, New Ideas, Ch 5 - Protecting the Industrial Capital, Ch 6 - The Hayden Years, Ch 7 - Signal 29, Signal 29, Ch 8 - The Photography of Joseph Lamb, Ch 9 - Postscript. Span: 1795-2000.


  Bristol, CT - Bristol Firefighting by Dana Jandreau and Gail Leach - 2002 - ISBN 0738510777

128 pages, 200+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The "Old 49" Hand Pump, Ch 2 - The 1880 Amoskeag Steamer, Ch 3 - The 1909 Pop-Hartford Auto Chemical Truck, Ch 4 - The Twin 1921 Macks, Ch 5 - The 1936 American LaFrance, Ch 6 - The 1953 FWD, Ch 7 - The 1969 Ward LaFrance, Ch 8 - The 1985 FMC, Ch 9 - The New Millennium. Span: 1853-2002.


  Burlington, CT - Burlington Firefighting by Lisa Reimann and Capt. J. Woodman - 2006 - ISBN 0738546127

  Cape Cod, MA - Cape Cod Firefighting by Britton W. Crosby - 2003 - ISBN 073851182X

128 pages, 210+ images. Contents: Introduction, Acknowledgements, Ch 1 - In the Beginning, Ch 2 - Fire Stations, Ch 3 - Fire Apparatus, Ch 4 - Forest Fires, Ch 5 - Rescue Squads, Ch 6 - Fires and Disasters, Ch 7 - Firefighters, Ch 8 - Modernization, Ch 9 - Behind the Scenes. Span: 1836-1980.


  Frederick, MD - Firefighting in Frederick by Clarence "Chip" Jewell and Warren W. Jenkins - 2003 - ISBN 0738517348

128 pages, 210+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - Independent Hose Company No. 1: Oldest Fire Company in the State of Maryland, Ch 2 - Junior Fire Company No. 2: The Young Men's Fire Company, Ch 3 - United Steam Fire Engine Company No. 3: The Swampers, Ch 4 - Citizens Truck Company No. 4: Company A, Ch 5 - Working Fires, Ch 6 - The Maryland State Firemen's Association in Frederick, Ch 7 - Odds and Ends. Span: 1764-2003.


  Frederick County, MD - Firefighting in Frederick County by Clarence "Chip" Jewell - 2005 - ISBN 0738542075

128 pages. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Early Years: 1800 to 1900, Ch 2 - Fifty Years of Progress: 1900 to 1950, Ch 3 - The County Grows: 1950 to 2005, Ch 4 - Emergency Medical Services, Ch 5 - People, Places, and Things.


  Hagerstown, MD - Firefighting in Hagerstown by Justin Mayhue - 2004 - ISBN 0738516589

128 pages, 210+ images. Contents: Dedication, Introduction, Ch 1 - First Hagerstown Hose Company, Engine 1, Ch 2 - Antietam Fire Company, Engine 2, Ch 3 - Independent Junior Fire Company, Engine 3, Ch 4 - Western Enterprise Fire Company, Engine-Truck 4, Ch 5 - South Hagerstown Fire Company, Engine 5, Ch 6 - Pioneer Hook & Ladder Company, Truck 1, Ch 7 - Career Officers, Drivers, and Fire Apparatus Operators (FAO), Ch 8 - Sound the Alarm, Ch 9 - A Firefighter's Friend, Ch 10 - On the Job, Acknowledgements. Span: 1815-2002.


  Hagerstown, MD - Hagerstown Firefighting: Through the Years by Justin Mayhue - 2005 - ISBN 0738541583

128 pages. Contents: Dedication, Introduction, Ch 1 - Buckets to Engines: 1800s-1919, Ch 2 - Fox on the Run: 1920-1940, Ch 3 - Chief Hall Takes Command: 1950-1969, Ch 4 - Downtown Conflagrations: 1970-1989, Ch 5 - Dawn of a New Millennium: 1990-2005, Acknowledgements.


  Hartford, CT - Greater Hartford Firefighting by Connecticut Fire Museum - 2006 - ISBN 0738545384

  Long Beach, CA - Long Beach Fire Department by Justin Mayhue - 2005 - ISBN 0738530018

128 pages. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Early Years: 1897-1933, Ch 2 - Earthquake: 1933, Ch 3 - The Growth Years: 1934-1970, Ch 4 - Training, Ch 5 - First Aid, Ch 6 - Odds and Ends, Ch 7 - Fire Chiefs.


  Lynn, MA - The Great Fires of Lynn by Bill Conway and Diane Shephard - 2006 - ISBN 0738545538

  Milwaukee, WA - Milwaukee Fire Department by Wayne Matuza - 2005 - ISBN 073853434X

128 pages. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Early Days, Ch 2 - 1900-1920, Ch 3 - 1921-1940, Ch 4 - 1941-1960, Ch 5 - 1961-1980, Ch 6 - 1981-present, Afterword.


  New Haven, CT - New Haven Firefighters by Box 22 Associates - 2005 - 0738536695

128 pages, 200+ images. Contents: Introduction, Ch 1 - A New Beginning, Ch 2 - The Turn of the Century, Ch 3 - The Roaring Twenties, Ch 4 - The World War II Era, Ch 5 - Factory Fires and Firefighter Deaths, Ch 6 - Labor Unrest, Ch 7 - The Glory Years. Span: 1960-1990.


  New London, CT - New London Firefighting by Tara Samul - 2006 - 0738545376

  New Jersey- New Jersey Forest Fire Service by Section Forest Firewardens of Division B - 2006 - ISBN 073854499X

128 pages. Contents: Introduction, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Early Years, Ch 2 - Lookout Towers, Ch 3 - Vehicles and Equipment, Ch 4 - Firewardens and Firefighters, Ch 5 - Aviation and Fire, Ch 5 - Wildfire Views, Ch 6 - Fire Cache.


  New York City, NY - Historic Fires of New York City by Glenn P. Corbett and Donald J. Cannon - 2005 - ISBN 0738538574

128 pages. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - 1626-1865, Ch 2 - 1866-1913, Ch 3 - 1914-1944, Ch 4 - 1945-2001.


  New York City, NY - New York City Firefighting, 1902-2001 by Stephen Scher - 2002 - ISBN 0738509884

144 pages, 200+ images, 27 in color. Contents: Introduction, Ch 1 - 1901-1939, Ch 2 - 1940-2001, Ch 3 - September 11, Further Information. Span: 1902-2001.


  New York City, NY - New York Fire Patrol by Timothy E. Regan - 2006 - ISBN 0738538744

128 pages. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Job, Ch 2 - Patroleo's, Ch 3 - Quarters, Ch 4 - Rigs, Bibliography.


  Oakland, CA - Oakland Fire Department by Captain Geoffrey Hunter - 2005 - ISBN 0738529680

128 pages, 200+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - Origins and Organizations, Ch 2 - The Horse-Drawn Days (1869-1922), Ch 3 - Motorization (1908-1922), Ch 4 - Modernization (1922-1955), Ch 5 - The Fireboat (1948-2003), Ch 6 - The Oakland Fire Department Evolves (1956-1985), Ch 7 - Modern Disasters, Ch 8 - The Oakland Fire Department Today, Ch 9 - Serving with Honor. Span: 1885-2004.


  Pottsville, PA - Pottsville Firefighting by Michael R. Glore and Michael J. Kitsock - 2004 - ISBN 0738536164

128 pages, 190+ images. Contents: Acknowledgments, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Early Years: A Fire Department is Born, Ch 2 - The Great Fire of 1914, Ch 3 - The Golden Era: 1925-1955, Ch 4 - Coming of Age: 1956-1969, Ch 5 - Trial by Fire: 1970-1979, Ch 6 - The Modern Era: 1980-Present. Span: 1871-2001. Emphasis: 1950s-1980s.


  Raleigh and Wake County, NC - Raleigh and Wake County Firefighting by Michael J. Legeros - 2003 - ISBN 0738515124

128 pages, 230+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - City of Raleigh, Ch 2 - Town of Cary, Ch 3 - Apex to Zebulon: The Rest of Wake, Bibliography. Span: 1802-2003. Emphasis: 1900s to 1990s.


  Raleigh and Wake County, NC - Raleigh and Wake County Firefighting, Volume II by Michael J. Legeros - 2004 - ISBN 0738516201

128 pages, 230+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - Fire!, Ch 2 - Apparatus, Ch 3 - Facilities, Ch 4 - Personnel, Ch 5 - Other Events, Appendix - Artifacts. Span: 1940-1990. Emphasis: 1950s to 1970s.


  San Bernardino, CA - San Bernardino Fire Department by Steven Shaw - 2003 - ISBN 073852851X

128 pages , 200+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Beginning, 1878-1889, Ch 2 - Reorganization, 1889-1909, Ch 3 - Dawn of Motorized Era, 1910-1939, Ch 4 - Modernization, 1940-2003, Ch 5 - Restoration, 1997 to the Future. Span: 1878-2003.


  San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Fire Department by John Garvey - 2003 - ISBN 0738520845

128 pages 220+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - 1849-1900, Ch 2 - 1901-1950, Ch 3 - 1951-Present, Ch 4 - Line of Duty Deaths, Ch 5 - Bibliography. Span: 1810-2002. Emphasis: 1930s-1990s.


  St. Louis, MO - St. Louis Fire Department by Frank C. Schaper and Betty Burnett - 2003 - ISBN 0738531928

128 pages, 210+ images. Contents: Foreword, Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - Throw Out Your Buckets!, Ch 2 - Chief Swingley in Command, Ch 3 - Goodbye Tom and Jerry, Ch 4 - Passing Chiefs, Ch 5 - New Inventions, New Technology, Ch 6 - "See Ya at the Big One!," Ch 7 - "Here Come the Engines!." Span: 1849-2000.


  Washington, DC - Firefighting in Washington, DC by the Capitol Fire Museum - 2004 - ISBN 0738517313

128 pages, 180+ images. Contents: Acknowledgments, Introduction, Ch 1 - A Truer, Nobler, Trustier Heart, Ch 2 - Homes the Brave: Engine Houses, Ch 3 - Homes of the Brave: Truck Houses, Ch 4 - Rescue Squads, and Boxes, Ch 5 - Bird on a Wire. Span: 1814-1999


  Wayne, MI - Wayne Fire Department by Richard L. Story - 2004 - ISBN 0738532789

128 pages, 210+ images. Contents: Acknowledgements, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Beginning, Ch 2 - 1938-1960s, Ch 3 - 1970-2003, Ch 4 - Michigan Avenue Fire, Ch 5 - Fire Chiefs. Span: 1893-2003. Emphasis: 1950s-1990s.


  Chicago, IL - A Chicago Firehouse: Stories of Wrigleyville's Engine 78 (Voices of America) by Karen Kruse - 2001 - ISBN 0738518573

128 pages, 100+ images. Contents: Foreword, Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Ch 1 - The Lakeview Fire Department, Ch 2 - A Civilian's Guide to the CFD, Ch 3 - A Tour of Engine 78, Ch 4 - It's All About Pride, Ch 5 - Leather Lungs and Brass Fittings, Ch 6 - Angels and Awards, Ch 7 - Historic Cemeteries and the CFD, Ch 8 - In the Shadow of Wrigley Field, Ch 9 - Famous Neighbors and Landmarks, Ch 10 - An American Family, Epilogue, Selected Bibliography.


 

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