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Barn fire, Waltham, Mass., Aug. 1931

PC001.02.01.USMA.3110.0040.001 (RS81321)

Description

This is a group of men and children standing next to the ruins of a barn fire in Waltham, Massachusetts in August 1931. Some of the firefighters are hosing down the posts and wood that fell during the fire.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1931-08
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1931-12-05
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches
Inscriptions
August 1, 1931 / Cattle parish in $5000 barn fire in Waltham / Three cows and six cales charred in blaze / Keenan's Barn held up traffic for half an hour. (handwritten)
Dimensions
8x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
173314
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.3110.0040.001

Record details

Originator
Boston Globe
Descriptive Terms
barns
firehoses
fires (events)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Fire fighters
Places
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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