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Skokie Fire Department History Project

   
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  1. Niles Center (Skokie) Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck Photograph
    Niles Center Firefigher Don Satiro in 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck. Originally painted white to distinguish it from non-powered aerial ladder trucks. Shown at 8340 Hamlin Avenue Fire Station. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  2. Niles Center (Skokie) Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck Photograph
    Niles Center Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck. First Ladder Truck is painted white with 'Niles Center' on engine cover. Volunteer Firefighter Francis Pat Seul driving. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  3. Niles Center (Skokie) Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck Photograph
    Niles Center (Skokie) Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  4. Niles Center (Skokie) Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck Photograph
    Niles Center Fire Department 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck outside 8340 Hamlin Avenue Fire Station. Engraved stone above garages reads: "East Side Fire Station". Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  5. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1814 Howe Hose Cart Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1814 Howe Hose Cart decorated possibly for Women's Patriotic Service League Parade. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  6. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1914 Howe Pumper Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1914 Howe Pumper. Decorated possibly for Women's Patriotic Service League Parade. Parade on 8000 block of Floral Avenue traveling north. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  7. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1917 US Motor Truck Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1917 US Motor Truck from Cincinnati in Ohio. Firefighter not identified. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  8. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1917 US Motor Truck Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1917 US Motor Truck with Howe Pump. Image taken on Lincoln Avenue near Cleveland Avenue and Floral Avenue. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  9. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper responding on Laramie Avenue. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  10. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper on Brown Street east of Laramie Avenue. Firefighters not identified. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  11. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Pumper. Reproduced from January 14, 1928 Greater Niles Center Newspaper. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  12. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Truck Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1926 Ahrens Fox Truck at the Dells Restaurant located in Morton Grove. Firefighters not identified. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  13. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company 1937 Pirsch Ladder Truck at Evanston Fire Department. This ladder truck was named "Peter Blaumeuser". Men on ladder from top: Bob Kutz, Otto Drueke, Andrew Proesel (at wheel). Men standing left to right: Ambrose Brod, Harold Klehm, Peter Pirsch. Skokie previously known as Niles Center.

  14. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company in League of Women Voters Parade Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire company in the Women's Patriotic Service League Parade. Volunteer Firefighters are holding American Flag while marching south on Lincoln Avenue at Oakton Street. Firefighters not identified. Skokie was previously known as Niles Center.

  15. Niles Center (Skokie) Volunteer Fire Company Parade Participant Photograph
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company with 1800s Horse Drawn Hose Cart and 1914 Howe Horse Drawn Gasoline Powered Pumper decorated for parade. Skokie was previously known as Niles Center.

  16. Niles Center Fire Department Assistant Chief Badge
    Niles Center Fire Department Assistant Chief Metal Badge worn by Walter Stielow. Badge has crossed horns in the middle and eagle at top. Skokie was previously known as Niles Center.

  17. Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company Member List
    Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company Members Handwritten List as of October 21, 1884. Skokie was previously known as Niles Center.

  18. Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company Cash Book
    Handwritten treasury book of the Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company, covering the period 1899 to 1938. This 89-page register lists all income and expenditures for the Fire Company and is interleaved with receipts.

  19. Numbered receipts for expenditures of the Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company
    This is a collection of 96 handwritten, numbered receipts detailing various expenditures of the Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company, covering the period 1933-1939. These receipts were originally interleaved in the Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company Cash Book

  20. Our Fire Fighter coloring book
    Our Fire Fighter, a coloring book distributed by Skokie Fire Department. Explains a day of fire fighter in twenty pages. Helpful hints and tips included. 19 pages

  21. Sharp Corner Volunteer Fire Company Barn Photograph
    Sharp Corner Volunteer Fire Company Barn located at 9451 Niles Center Road. Sharp Corner Volunteer Fire Company merged into the Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company in 1927. Skokie was previously known as Niles Center.

  22. Skokie Area Fire Department Personnel Photograph
    Morton Grove Fire Department Officials Ike Huscher and Charlie Bacher, Glenview Fire Department Chief Raymond Burmeister, Evanston Fire Department Chief Lester Breitzman, Skokie Fire Department Lt. Pat Seul and Chief Edward Steek.

  23. Skokie Civil Defense Commission Photograph
    Skokie Civil Defense Commission Communications Truck with Village Clerk William Siegel , Civil Defense Director John J. Nimrod and Civil Defense member.

  24. Skokie Civil Defense Commission Photograph
    Skokie Civil Defense Commission Truck with Village Clerk William Siegel, Civil Defense Director John J. Nimrod and unidentified civilian.

  25. Skokie Civil Defense Demonstration Photograph
    Skokie Civil Defense Demonstration

  26. Skokie Civil Defense Trucks and Personnel Photograph
    Skokie Civil Defense Rescue Squad Trucks and Personnel during the 9024 Gross Point Road Fire Station Drill Tower Open House. Civil Defense Members not identified.

  27. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Back Entryway Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue. Village of Skokie Health Department occupant from 1970 through 1983.

  28. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Interior Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue before renovation by Skokie Park District for Skokie Heritage Museum. Second Floor looking east.

  29. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Interior Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue before Skokie Park District renovation for Skokie Heritage Museum. Second floor interior looking north.

  30. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Interior Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue before Skokie Park District Renovation for Skokie Heritage Museum. First floor looking east.

  31. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue. Village of Skokie Health Department occupant from 1970 through 1983.

  32. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue during renovation by Skokie Park District for Skokie Heritage Museum. Showing workers rebuilding front facade.

  33. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue during renovation by Skokie Park District for Skokie Heritage Museum. Showing workers at back of building.

  34. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue. Skokie Historical Society main occupant from 1983 through 1991.

  35. Skokie Engine House on Floral Avenue Photograph
    Former Skokie Fire Station at 8031 Floral Avenue with fire chief's car and ambulance in driveway.

  36. Skokie Fire - Adina's Flowers Photograph
    Adina's Flowers located at 3457 Dempster Street. Fire at night time during the winter.

  37. Skokie Fire - Adina's Flowers Photograph
    Adina's Flowers at 3457 Dempster Street extra alarm fire. Firefighters not identified.

  38. Skokie Fire - Adina's Flowers Photograph
    Adina's Flowers at 3457 Dempster Street and Mallory's Clothing at 3455 Dempster Street extra alarm fire.

  39. Skokie Fire - Adina's Flowers Photograph
    Adina's Flower at 3457 Dempster Street and Mallory's Clothing at 3455 Dempster Street extra alarm fire. Skokie 1963 Pirsch Engine / Squad at scene. Firefighter not identified.

  40. Skokie Fire - Adina's Flowers Photograph
    Adina's Flowers at 3457 Dempster Street and Mallory's Clothing at 3455 Dempster Street extra alarm fire.

  41. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant fire at 4435 Oakton Street.

  42. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant Fire at 4435 Oakton Street.

  43. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant fire at 4435 Oakton Street.

  44. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant fire at 4435 Oakton Street.

  45. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant fire at 4435 Oakton Street.

  46. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant fire, 4435 Oakton Street. Skokie 1969 Pirsch / Pitman Ladder truck at scene.

  47. Skokie Fire - Aldino's Restaurant Photograph
    Aldino's Restaurant fire at 4435 Oakton Street.

  48. Skokie Fire - Alfa Travel Photograph
    Alfa Travel Building Fire; Located on Lincoln Avenue, East Side Just South of Oakton Street

  49. Skokie Fire - Apartment Building Photograph
    Skokie Apartment Building at 8140 Knox Avenue fire. Firefighters not identified.

  50. Skokie Fire - Apartment Building Photograph
    Skokie Apartment Building at 4837 Kirk Street fire. Firefighters not identified.

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