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


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

Federal Fire Council


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


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


Brochures relating to fire safety, fire research and public education

Federal fire posters


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



1947 Truman Conference

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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


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