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1933 Sept. 6

Blackington, Alton H.

Heath fire near Basingstoke and Camberley, England

England - Copy image: More than a thousand troops from Aldershot equipped with steel helmet and gas masks assisted by hundreds of firemen, police, and civilians fought the huge heathland fire between Hartley, Wintney near Basingstoke, and Minley, near Camberley. Thousands of acres of heathland have been destroyed as well as hundreds of thousands of fire trees planted under an afforestati... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1993 Feb. – 1993 Mar.

Wendell post

Wendell (Mass.) - Includes articles on the Finance Committee and the budget, Deputy Chief of the Fire Department resigns, a letter about gays in the military, election preview, herbicide spraying on the power lines continues, teacher contracts, school regionalization, well fund update, new town assistant, Selectboard minutes, local Boy Scouts honored, Wendell Arts Lottery changes its name, fire destroys Wendell... more

Wendell Post

1935 Oct. 26

Blackington, Alton H.

Brush fire

California - Copy image: Brush fire, fanned by a high wind, brush fire continues to crackle over the country-side and hills of five Southern California counties. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and thousands are menaced as regular and volunteer fire fighters try to check the blaze. Here is an air view of the burning area. Acme.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1879 Jan. 15

Lyman, Joseph, 1851-1883

Letter from Joseph Lyman to Frank Lyman

New York (N.Y.) - Advises brother on studying in Germany, and describes fire on Broadway, in New York City, fireworks, social engagements, and fencing competitions.

Lyman Family Papers

2010 Jan. 24

Palmieri, Nancy

Aftermath of the Congregational Church fire in West Cummington, Mass.: charred ruins of the church

West Cummington (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "West Cummington Church fire story," associated metadata: "The 171-yer-old West Cummington Congregational Church was destroyed by fire Jan. 17. This Sunday, the regular 9:30 a.m. worship service was held in the nearby Parish House on West Main street. Approximately 80 people attended."

Nancy Palmieri Collection


Garside, Kenneth G.

Burning the first shanty, Duxbury Cranberry Company

Duxbury (Mass.) - From a series of images of the Duxbury Cranberry Company operations.

Kenneth G. Garside Papers