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Catalog Number 1961-003-05038
Object Name Album
Collection Marblehead Town History
Scope & Content Black Notebook #38, FIRE DEPARTMENT #8


1. PARADING TO A FIREMAN'S MUSTER...

3. THE 'OKOMMAKAMEIST"OF MARBLEHEAD...

6. OKO'S HAND TUB AT FIREMAN'S MUSTER...photo taken in Boston in 1917...

7. OLD-TIME SCHOOL HOUSE HOME OF OKO'S VETERAN'S FIREMAN'S ASSOC...OKO'S ON THE MARCH...

9. FIRE-FIGHTING 'HAND TUBS' NOW FIGHT FOR PRIZE MONEY...by Roy Johnson...

11. PROBABLE SIGHT OF NEW TELEPHONE EXCHANGE...land on Pleasant Street between Ocean Avenue and Devereux Street...

13. FIREFIFGTING ON THE NECK-A QUAINT LOOK BACK IN TIME...
MEMORY LANE: FIRE ON THE NECK! GRAB THE HOSE WAGON AND RUN BOYS...!by Harry Wilkinson...

15. HOPING TO SHOW WELL BEFORE HOME TOWN CROWD...at 70th annual Muster...Gerry #5...

17. FIREMEN IN FRONT OF CENTRAL FIRE STATION IN November 1914...

1942 FIREFIGHTERS...Memory lane by Harry Wilkinson...

19-20. CHIEF RECALLS WORST FIRES...LEAD MILL BLAZE...FEBRUARY 22, 1968....said Fire Chief Edward Creighton...

21. GERRY #5 HANDTUB...1845-1891...

23. OLD GERRY HAND TUB...33RD ANNIVERSARY OF GERRY HAND TUB...held July 3rd, 1878...

25. TOWN DOESN'T OWN ALL OF FIRE STATION LAND...FRANKLIN STREET STATION...

27. MORNING AFTER CHRISTMAS NIGHT 1888...Memory Lane by Harry Wilkinson...

29. PICTURE SHOWING DEVASTSTION AFTER 1888 FIRE...

31. MARBLEHEAD ABLAZE...by Pat Babcock...

33. OLD GERRY HAND TUB...Messenger July 25,1919...

34. FIRE-SCARRES BOSTON CHERISHED LOWLY BUCKET...as early as February 26, 1654 Boston buckets were in use at fires...

35 . ANCIENT GERRY PUMPS AWAY....by Frances Roche...

37. AUGUST 31, 1912...A COLORFU PARADE OF FIRE APPARATUS...Memory Lane by Harry Wilkinson...

39. OLD TIME FIREMEN...1910...Memory Lane by Harry Wilkinson...

41. CHRISTMAS NIGHT, 1888...THE DEVASTATION WAS COMPLETE...

43-45. JUNE 30 1911...BILLS PRESENTED TO SELECTMEN...

47. HAND TUB ACTIVITY IN MARBLEHEAD...DATES BACK TO 1751...MUSTER DAY A HALF CENTURY AGO...MUSTER PARADDE CREWS MARCHING DOWN WASHINGTON STREET TO BANK SQUARE...Note dirt roads...

49. FRANKLIN STREET ENGINE HOUSE AT MARBLEHEAD...TWO MARBLEHEADERS ARRESTED FOR SETTING FIRE...

51. PICTURE OF VETERANS OF FOREIGN WAR BUILDING ON STATE STREET... Gerry #5...

55. FLAMES INSIDE AND OUT SPARK TALES OF THE OLD FIRE STATION...1875 THE TOWN BUILT IT'S FIRST SCHOOL STREET FIRE STATION...

57. THE OLD DAYS WERE GOOD, BUT THEY WERE LONG...by David Ramsey...THE YEAR WAS 1917...THE DAY BEGAN WITH GIVING THE HORSES A RUN...

59. NOTE FROM OUR PAST-IN WORDS AND PICTURES...Messenger April 6, 1972...by Ruth Sigler...WHAT DID THEY DO IN BOSTON?...

61-68. WHEN THE OLD MILL BURNED DOWN...FIRE AT ROUNDY'S MILL...

69. THE WINDMILL FIRE...Messenger Mat 27,1904...A STILL SATURDAY NIGHT (?)...be James J.H. Gregory...Messenger June 3, 1904...

71. ABOUT THE OLD MILL...by Thomas Doliber...Messenger June 3, 1904...DEACON JOHN GOODWIN $ SONS HAVE LATELY ERECTED NEAR THE HARBOR ON A HIGH HEAD THE OLD CUSTOM HOUSE...from the diary of Rev. William Bentley...

73-75. THE OLD WINDMILL...1845...

77. EXPENSES OF ROUNDY'S MILL FIRE...Messenger August 12, 1904...

80-81. The old Mill...by James J.H. Gregory...Messenger May 20, 1904...

83. AN OLD RYME...ROUNDY'S MILL...by John Chadwick...Messenger May 23, 1904...

85-89. AULD LANG SYNE...by B.G.H....Messenger March 31, 1916...

91. ANTIQUITY...DOCUMENT WRITTEN IN 1755...Messenger March 16, 1872...

93. HISTORY OF FIRE DEPT...FIRST TRUCK NAMED "FRIENDS"...

95-99. MARBLEHEAD AIDS SALEM IN 1774 FIRE...OLD PAPER TELLS HOE TOWNSPEOPLE WON GRATITUDE OF SALEM...

94. VALIANT SERVICE OD HAND TUBS RECORDED...by John G. Stevens...written in 1929 for Tercentennial Issue...

101. BOSTON NEWS LETTER...SEPT.14, 1732...FIRE AT MARBLEHEAD April 11, 1792...

103. FIRE AT MARBLEHEAD...APRIL 14, 1792...

105-109. BY LAWS FOR THE TORRENT ENGINE COMPANY...1807...by Hannah Tutt...Messenger February 8, 1929...

111-115. REMINISECENCES OF THE OLD FIRE DEPARTMENT...1816...by An Old Worker at Fires...Messenger January 22, 1886...

117. BACK IN 1837 THE TOWN WAS TRYING TO CATCH A FIRE BUG...Messenger July 22, 1938...

119-123. OLD TIMES IN MARBLEHEAD...1845...Constancy...Messenger February 26, 1886...

125. A VALUABLE RECORD BOOK...IT CONTAINS THE DOINGS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM 1835-1850...Messenger June 8, 1894...

127. TOWN SHOULD RESCUE OLD LIBERTY HOSE...PURCHASED IN1853...
Messenger August 8, 1930...

129-131. LATE GEORGE K. HAMSON SERVED FIFTY SEVEN YEARS IN FIRE DEPARTMENT...HIS DIARY REVEALS INTERESTING FACTS-LISTS MANY BIG FIRES...March 21, 1930

133-138. OLD TIME FIRE FIGHTER RECALL DAYS OF BUCKET BRIGADES...MERRY RACE BETWEEN ENGINES WHILE FLAMES RAGED...Messenger June 8. 1928...

139-141. LETTER FROM MRS.BARKIS...MARBLEHEAD, JANUARY 15, 1872...MR. BARKIS TO WIFE:"WIFE THERE'S TO BE A PAPER IN TOWN!"...FIRST MESSENGER BROUGHT HOME ON A FRIDAY NIGHT...by Maria Ann Barkis...January 20th, 1872...

143-144AT QUARANTINE, NEW YORK BAY...LETTER FROM N.B.PALMER'S MATE APRIL 1, 1872...Messenger April 13, 1872...

145NEW FIRE HATS...FOR THE CREW OF THE COLONEL WILLIAM R. LEE...Messenger January 14, 1881...SOME ADVISE...A PIECE OF DOGGERAL...INSCRIBES TO THE "CHIEF ENGINEER"...Messenger May 7, 1880...

147-148LETTER FROM MR. BARKIS...HE DISCOURSES OF DOMESTIC GRIEVANCES...Messenger February 19, 1872...by Jerry Barkis...

149-151PARADE OF MABLEHEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT IN 1875...PARADE OF 1874...(THE FIRST AND FORERUNNER OF MUSTER DAY)...

153MORE REMINISCENCES...Messenger February 19, 1886...

155-159M.A.PICKETT ENGINE COMPANY 1883...MOSES ALLEN PICKETT...BORN IN 1780...DIED MARCH 1853...He gave his property, amounting to some fifteen thousand dollars, to the poor and needy as a permanent fund, and a substantial old-style house accommodating four tenants, rent free, or at a mere pittance, for the use of those in sickness or reduced circumstances or unable from old age or either causes to pay rent...

161-16215 FLEE MARBLEHEAD FIRE...by Carl Johnson Salem News Staff...October 1974...

163-167A GOOD-BYE TO THE HAND ENGINES 1890...CREWS AND ASSIGNMENTS OF ENGINES FOR 1890...

169RECORDS OF THE FIRE WARDS FOR 1891 AND 1892...

170BAPTIST CHURCH FIRE...July 14, 1892...

171GENERAL GLOVER ENGINE CREW...

173SEVEN FRIENDS ENGINE CREWS...1833-1835...

1755RELIEF ENGINE #1...1832-1847...

177-179THE MARBLEHEAD...STEAMER #1...1871...CEEW OF STEAMER #1...1879-1881...

181CREW OF THE UNION ENGINE...1833-1836...

183THE ENDEAVOUR HAND ENGINE ...1832-1836...

185-188TORRENT ENGINE ...CREWS MARCH 26 1832-1848...

189CREWS OF HOSE COMPANIES 1893

191-216EXCERPTS FROM MEETINGS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT...
1893-1903...

217-219CREWS OF THE GERRY ENGINE #5...1846-1886...

221MUGFORD FIRE ENGINE...AUGUST 28, 1858...CREW OF MUGFORD ENGINE IN 1867...

223-227MARBLEHEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE YEAR 1832...

229-233RECORD OF THE FIRE WARDS FOR THE YEAR 1833...

235BOARD OF FIRE WARDS FOR 1834...

237MEETING OF THE BOARD OF FIRE WARDS...1835...

239-242ESSEX ENGINE...

243-244MEETIG OF THE FIREWARDS 1836...

247MEETINGS OF THE FIREWARDS FOR 1837...

249MEETINGS FOR THE BOARDS OF FIREWARDS FOR 1838...

251-311MEETINGS OF THE BOARDS OF FIREWARDS FROM1839-1890...

313THE SECOND GREAT MRBLEHEAD FIRE..DECEMBER26, 1887...

315FIRE DESTROYS TOWN'S BUSINESS SECTIO, WIPES OUT BUILDINGS AND GOODS VALUED AT HALF A MILLION... (89th in a series of articles from the History and Traditions of Marblehead by Samuel Roads Jr.)...

317-323GREAT FIRE OF 1887...

325FIRES FEARED-OLD HANDTUBS CONSTANT CONCERN...WINDMILL BURNS...by Ruth Putnam...

327MAGNIFICENT 'HEAD FIRE DEPT. GROWS GREATLY FROM FIRST SITE...by Ruth Putnam...

329COMPETITION HERITAGE OF FIRE ASSOCIATIONS...by Ruth Putnam...

231FIRE-FIGHTING 'HAND TUBS' NOW FIGHT FOR PRIZE MONEY...by Roy Johnson

233FIRE-SCARRED BOSTON CHERISHED LOWLY BUCKET...looking for buckets dated April 29, 1779...

Title Black Notebook #38, FIRE DEPARTMENT #8
Creator Bowden Osborne
People Adams, John S. (Fire Chief)
Adams, Nathaniel
Allen, Ambrose
Andrews, John
Atkins, Joseph S.
Atkins, Kaiser
Barkis, Maria Ann
Bartlett, Joe "Cudjoe"
Bassett, Michael
Bassett, William
Becket, John
Bowden, John
Bowden, Will.
Bowen, Nathan
Bowler, James
Broughton, Frank

Brown, Benjamin
Brown, John O.
Bubier, Joseph
Burriage, Chris
Chadwick, John W.
Chamberlain, Billy
Chapman, Stephen
Courtis, William T., Mrs.
Creighton, Edward F. (Fire Chief)
Darling, Benjamin, 3rd.
Day, Thomas P.
Dennis, Benjamine
Doe, Benjamin, 1st.
Doliber, Thomas
Evans, Mr. (Blacksmith)
Fisher, John
Freeman, Isaac
Frost, C. J.
Gallison, Henry
Gilly, John
Goodwin, James
Goodwin, John Stacey

Goodwin, Samuel, 2nd
Gregory, James J. H.
Hammond, Rob
Hammond, William, "Luggydo"
Hamson, George K.
Hamson, Lewis C.
Harris, Robert
Haskell, Tom
Hathaway, Jeremiah
Hiller, George B.
Homan, Nathaniel, 2nd
Homan, Samuel
Hooper, Robert, "King"
Hooton, George, Rev.
Martin, Henry
Neal, John
Peach, Thomas
Pearce, John
Pedrick, Lewis
Phillips, Richard
Pickett, Moses Allen
Pote, E. and J.
Preble, Knott S.
Sewtt, Ben
Snow, Thamas D.
Stacey, Charlie
Stacey, Jacoby

Sweet, Hucko
Thrasher, John
Trefry, Samuel
Trevett, Henry
Tucker Wm.
Tutt, Hannah S.
Twisten, Christopher
Weed Daniel
Weed, Lucy

Wilson, George, Capt.
Wilson, Joe
Wilson, William
Withum, William (Fire Capt.)
Wood, Richd.
Search Terms Fireman's Musters
Race Week
Okommakamesit
Gerry 5
Fires, Firemen, & Fire fighting equipment
Roundy's Mill
Shipyard
Union
Torrent
Relief
Liberty
Essex
Okommakamesit
Seven Friends
Endevor
Colonel William R. Lee
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Condition Fair