• Jerome Srejma Plaque

    Adam Groves

    This photograph shows the plaque remembering Jerome Srejma that hangs on the firefighter memorial wall inside the headquarters of the Pleasantview Fire Protection District in La Grange Highlands, Illi…

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  • City of Naperville Resolution, December 7, 1970

    City of Naperville

    On December 7, 1970, the City of Naperville issued a proclamation memorializing Lieutenant Richard Rechenmacher, Engineer Jerry Herring, and Firefighter Bernard Petrowski of the Naperville Fire Depart…

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  • Illinois Fire Service Institute Memorial for Peter Lund

    Adam Groves

    This photograph shows a memorial to Peter Lund that stands near the structural collapse rescue training props on the Illinois Fire Service Institute training ground in Champaign, Illinois.

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  • Oral history interview with John Stanko, August 2, 2007

    Illinois Fire Service Institute

    John Stanko of the Canton Fire Department discusses Firefighter Howard Strube, Jr., who died in the line of duty on September 7, 1997. A full-text transcript of the interview is available at: http://w…

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  • Naperville Fire Department Fire Engine Accident, Photograph #3

    Naperville Fire Department

    This photograph shows the scene of the accident in which a Naperville Fire Department fire engine collided with a semi-trailer truck while responding to a fire alarm. Naperville Fire Department Lieute…

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  • Chicago Fire Department Fatality Notice for L.C. Merrell

    Chicago Fire Department

    This Chicago Fire Department memo announced the line of duty death of Lieutenant L.C. Merrell on April 29, 2000.

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  • Paul Siltman Badge

    James Pioch

    This photograph shows a badge that hangs in the Central Station of the Quincy Fire Department as a memorial to Paul Siltman who died in the line of duty in 1970.

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  • John Norris

    Unknown

    This photograph depicts John Norris, a volunteer firefighter for the Streator Fire Department.

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  • Jerome Srejma Casket

    Pleasantview Fire Protection District

    This photograph shows a Pleasantview Fire Protection District fire engine carrying the casket of Jerome Srejma during the funeral procession.

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  • Record of Fires and Alarms Occurring in the City of Quincy, July 1917

    Quincy Fire Department

    The Quincy Fire Department's Record of Fires and Alarms Occurring in the City of Quincy ledger book includes a July 23, 1917, entry documenting the incident in which Firefighter Bernard Kuhlman died i…

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  • Naperville Fire Department Fire Engine Accident, Photograph #5

    Naperville Fire Department

    This photograph shows the scene of the accident in which a Naperville Fire Department fire engine collided with a semi-trailer truck while responding to a fire alarm. Naperville Fire Department Lieute…

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  • Naperville Fire Department Fire Engine Accident, Photograph #9

    Naperville Fire Department

    This photograph shows the scene of the accident in which a Naperville Fire Department fire engine collided with a semi-trailer truck while responding to a fire alarm. Naperville Fire Department Lieute…

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  • John Spencer

    Unknown

    This photograph shows Quincy Fire Department Firefighter John Spencer who died in the line of duty in 1991.

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  • John Spencer Plaque

    Adam Groves

    This photograph shows a plaque and badge that hang in the Central Station of the Quincy Fire Department as a memorial to John Spencer who died in the line of duty in 1991.

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  • Charles Gander Gravesite

    Marty Baker

    This photograph shows the gravesite of Charles Gander at the Springdale Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois.

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  • Streator Fire Department IAFF Certificate of Affiliation

    Unknown

    In 1918, the Streator Fire Department was a charter member of the International Association of Fire Fighters. Charles Marx was named as a member of City Fire Fighters Local Union No. 56 on the Streato…

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  • Naperville Fire Department Fire Engine Accident, Photograph #1

    Naperville Fire Department

    This photograph shows the scene of the accident in which a Naperville Fire Department fire engine collided with a semi-trailer truck while responding to a fire alarm. Naperville Fire Department Lieute…

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  • Bernard J. Manning

    Unknown

    This photograph shows Captain Bernard J. Manning of the Peoria Fire Department who died in the line of duty in 1900.

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  • Chicago Fire Department Fatality Notice for Donald Kaczka

    Chicago Fire Department

    This Chicago Fire Department memo announced the line of duty death of Engineer Donald J. Kaczka on March 24, 1995.

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  • Timmie Lewis Funeral Procession

    Alton Fire Department

    This photograph shows the funeral procession for Timmie Lewis. An Alton Fire Department engine carried his body from the services at Calvary Baptist Church to his gravesite at Oakwood Cemetery.

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