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List of members of various fire companies

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of lists of paid, volunteer, and "honorary" firefighters attached to hose companies, steamer companies, and fire departments throughout New York State. Lists may provide local reports on residency requirements for firefighters. Transcribed totals for each county were apparently routinely reported. Lists include the name of Fire Company; its county; names and addresses of individual firefighters; and total personnel for the company. Typically the fire chief and assistant(s) are designated.
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0.3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1912-1915
Series Number:
B0832

Scope and Content Note

The series contains original manuscript lists and typescript transcriptions of lists of paid, volunteer, and "honorary" firefighters attached to hose companies, steamer companies, and fire departments throughout New York State. The lists may provide local reports on residency requirements for firefighters, and transcribed totals for each county were apparently routinely reported by the Fire Marshal. Lists include the name of each fire company; its county; the names and addresses of individual firefighters; and total personnel for the company. Typically the fire chief and assistant(s) are designated. There is an apparently unique addition to one list providing additional information on trucks and equipment, the number of fire plugs in the community, and footage of hose.

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