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Catalog Number 1961-003-05039
Object Name Album
Collection Marblehead Town History
Scope & Content Black Notebook #39, FIRE DEPARTMENT # 20


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

3.-5. OLD GERRY HANDTUB...

7. PICTURE OF HANDTUB IN '91 WITH SOME LOCALS...

9. FIRE-SCARRED BOSTON CHERISHED LOWLY BUCKET...

11.-15. WHEN OLD MILL BURNT DOWN...Messenger June 3, 1904...

15.-20. MORE ABOUT ROUNDY'S MILL FIRE...by George B Hiller...Messenger July 29, 1904...

21. AN OLD RYHME...ROUNDY'S MILL...by John W. Chadwick...Messenger May 23, 1904...

23. THE OLD MILL...by James J.H. Gregory...Messenger May 20, 1904...

25.EXPENSES OF ROUNDY MILL FIRE...Messenger August 12, 1904...ROUNDEY'S HILL DEVELOPMENT...Messenger August 21, 1914...

27.THE WINDMILL FIRE...Messenger May 27, 1904...A STILL SATURDAY NIGHT...by James J.H. Gregory...Messenger June 3, 1904...

29.ABOUT THE OLD MILL...by Thomas Doliber...May 31, 1904...REV. WILLIAM BENTLY DIARY...DEC. 27, 1819...deacon John Goodwin & Sons have erected near the harbor the Old Custom House...

31.-35.THE OLD WINDMILL..ITS JOURNEY THROUGH THE STREETS AND ITS SPECTACULAR END, FURTHER MEMORIES OF SIXTY YEARS AGO IN MARBLEHEAD...by Stephen P. Hathaway...Messenger May 13, 1904...

37.OLD TIME SCHOOL HOUSE NOW HOME OF THE OKO'S...OKOS ON THE MARCH...

39.THE"OKOMMAKAMEIST" OF MARBLEHEAD...

41.OKO'S HANDTUB AT FIREMAN'S MUSTER...picture taken in Boston in 1917...

43.-45.HAND TUB ACTIVITY IN MARBLEHEAD...parade over Abbot Hall hill...note dirt road...

47.FRANKLIN STREET ENGINE HOUSE...

49.OLD TIME FIREMEN AROUND 1910...MEMORY LANE...by Harry Wilkinson...

51.FLAMES INSIDE AND OUT SPARK TALES OF THE OLD FIRE STATION...

53.THE OLD DAYS WERE GOOD, BUT THEY WERE LONG...

55.NOTES FROM OUR PAST - IN - WORDS AND PICTURES...

57.ANTIQUITY...WRITTEN 100 YEARS AGO...shows the organization and conditions under which the firemen of those days performed their duty...

59.-63.MARBLEHEAD ABLAZE...by Pat Babcock...b

65.-69.REMINISCENCES OF THE OLD FIRE DEPARTMENT...by an Old Worker at Fires...Messenger Jan.22, 1886...

71. BACK IN 1857 THE TOWN WAS TRYING TO CATCH A FIREBUG...Messenger July 22, 1938...

73-77. OLD TIMES IN MARBLEHEAD...1845...by Constancy...Messenger Feb. 26, 1886...

79. RELICS OF 1786...Messenger August 5, 1881...

81. BOSTON NEWS LETTER...BRICK OVEN FIRE 1732...FIRE AT MARBLEHEAD...APRIL 11, 1792...

83. FIRE AT MARBLEHEAD...1792...from the Salem Gazette of April 17, 1792...

85-89. BY LAWS OF THE TORRENT ENGINE COMPANY...APRIL 1807...Messenger Feb. 8, 1929...

91-93. MARBLEHEAD AIDS SALEM IN 1774 FIRE...OLD PAPER TELLS HOW TOWNSPEOPLE WON GRATITUDE OF SALEM....

95. A VALUABLE RECORD BOOK...contains doing of the department from 1835-1850...from Lewis C. Hamson...


97. TOWN SHOULD RESCUE OLD LIBERTY HOSE...Messenger August 8, 1930...

99-101. LATE GEORGE K. HAMSON SERVED FIFTY SEVEN YEARS IN FIRE DEPARTMENT...from the diary of Mr. Hamson who served the town for fifty-seven years...

103-108. OLD TIME FIRE FIGHTER RECALLS DAYS OF BUCKET BRIGADES, MERRY RACE BETWEEN ENGINES WHILE FLAMES RAGED...Messenger June 8, 1928...

109-111. LETTER FROM MR. BARKIS... Maria Ann Barkis...Messenger Jan. 10, 1872...

113-114. AT QUARANTINE, NEW TORK BAY...LETTER FROM N.B. PALMER'S MATE...APRIL 1, 1872...

115. NEW FIRE HATS...JAN.14, 1881...SOME ADVICE...a piece of doggerel...May 7, 1880...

117-118. LETTER FROM MR. BARKIS...HE DISCOURSES OF DOMESTIC GRIEVANCES...Messenger Feb. 10, 1872...

119-121. PARADE OF MARBLEHEAD FIRE ENGINES IN 1874 AND 1875...

122. MORE REMINISCENCES...ROUNDY'S MILL...

123-127. M.A. PICKETT...MOSES ALLEN PICKETT...Messenger Sept. 28, 1883...

129-131. A GOOD BYE TH THE HAND ENGINES...Messenger April 18, 1890...

133. CREWS AND ASSIGNMENTS OF ENGINES FOR 1890...

135. RECORDS OF FIRE WARDS FOR 1891 AND 1892...

136. BAPTIST CHURCH FIRE...

137. GENERAL GLOVER ENGINE...FIRST CREW: 1859/60...

139. SEVEN FRIENDS ENGINE...CREWS 1832-1835...

141-143. RELIEF ENGINE #1....CREWS 1832-1847...

145. THE MARBLEHEAD...STEAMER #1...APRIL 17, 1871...

147. CREWS OF THE UNION ENGINE...1833-1836...

149. THE ENDEAVOUR HAND ENGINE...April 5, 1836...crew from 1832-1835...

151-155. TORRENT ENGINE...1832-1893...

157-161. EXCERPS FRON THE MEETINGS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT... FROM 1893-1899...

163-170. RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AS ADOPTED APRIL 29, 1895...

171. MEETINGS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR 1904-1932...

183. GERRY ENGINE...LAST CREW OF GERRY...1889...

185. CREWS OF THE GERRY #5...1846-1849...

187. MUGFORD FIRE ENGINE...AUGUST 23, 1858...CREW OF MUGFORD ENGINE IN 1867...

189-193. MARBLEHEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR THE YEAR 1832...

195-203. RECORDS FOR THE FIRE WARDS FOR THE YEAR 1833-1835...

295-208. ESSEX ENGINE...1835...

209-227. MEETINGS OF THE FIRE WARDS FROM 1836-1846...

229-233. AULD LANG SYNE...by B.G.H...Messenger March 31, 1916...

235. ROBERT HOOPER PRESENTED THE TOWN IN MARCH, 1751 WITH THE ENGINE CALLED "FRIEND"...with the necessary pipes and fifteen buckets...

236. VALIENT SERVICE OF HAND TUBS...by John G. Stevens...

227. FIRE ON THE NECK...MEMORY LANE...with Harry Wilkinson...

229. STEAMER IN FIRE PARADE...AUGUST 31, 1912...MEMORY LANE...by harry Wilkinson...

241. PROBABLE SIGHT OF NEW TELEPHONE EXCHANGE...on Pleasant Street between Ocean Ave and Devereux Streets...

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

245. MEMORY LANE...SITE OF CHRISTAMS EVE FIRE...1888.

247. ENCRUSTED FIREFIGHTER PHILIP D. CASH ...AT PLEASANT STREET FIRE...

249. HOPING TO DO WELL...GERRY #5 AT 70TH ANNUAL MUSTER...

251. MEMORY LANE...1914 FIRE FIGHTERS...1942 FIRE FIGHTERS...

253. CHIEF EDWARD D. CREIGHTON RECALLS WORST FIRE...LEAD MILLS BLAZE...FEB. 22, 1968...

Subjects Marblehead History
Title Black Notebook #39, FIRE DEPARTMENT # 20
Creator Bowden Osborne
Search Terms Baptist Church Fire
"Endoveaver" Engine
"Essex" Engine
"Friend" Engine
"General Glover" Engine
"Gerry" Engine
"Liberty Hose" Engine
"Mugford" Engine
"Okommakameist" Engine
"Relief" Engine
"Seven Friends" Engine
"Steamer #1" Engine
"Torrent" Engine
"Union" Engine
Franklin Street Fire House
Fire Department Record Book
Fire Wards Records
Marblehead Hand Tubs
Marblehead Fire Fighters
Old Mill Fire
Roundy's Mill Fire
Windmill Fire
Oko's site of old school house
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Condition Fair