Browse Collections (13 total)

World War II Fires and Firefighting

Materials relating to wartime fires caused by aerial bombing

Fire Prevention Week Presidential Proclamations

Text of the Presidents' proclamations of Fire Prevention Week from the Coolidge Administration to present.

Fire department histories

historycumberlandvalley.pdf

Histories and other commemorative literature from various fire departments from around the United States. This also serves essentially as a directory…

Federal Fire Council

fpws.pdf

Creation and Authority.--The Federal Fire Council was organized in April 1930 as a result of federal concern for fire control. It was formally…

National Fire Prevention and Control Administration

resourcebulletin.pdf

Documents and archival materials dating from the early years of the Fire Administration, 1975-1978, when it was still named the National Fire…

Federal fire brochures

6thannualconf.pdf

Brochures relating to fire safety, fire research and public education

Federal fire posters

warsover.jpg

Federal fire prevention, fire safety posters from the 1930s to present

Miscellaneous

croker_postcard.jpg

1947 Truman Conference

truman_proceed1 11.jpg

Official announcements, proceedings and committee reports from the President's Fire Prevention Conference of May 1947. Also some magazine articles…

National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control

bland_acceptance_letter.pdf

Materials relating to events leading up to the establishment of the National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, its meetings and hearings and…