West Mitchell Street Fire

Collection:
Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs, 1882-1972
Title:
West Mitchell Street Fire
Publisher:
Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1911-01-17
Subject:
Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire engines--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept.
Water towers--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire extinction--Equipment and supplies
Fire hose
Men--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire departments--Uniforms
Hotels--Georgia--Atlanta
Disasters--Georgia--Atlanta
Fires--Georgia--Atlanta
Fire extinction--Georgia--Atlanta
Aerial ladders--Georgia--Atlanta
Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta
Street lighting--Georgia--Atlanta
Rescues--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Empire Shirt Waist Company (Atlanta, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Mitchell Street, 33.753881, -84.403468
Medium:
gelatin silver prints
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of fire men climbing a ladder to rescue trapped employees in the Empire Shirt Waist Company in Atlanta, Georgia during a fire on Mitchell Street.
January 11, 1911 a fire broke out in the millinery firm of Silverman and Lansberg quickly becoming a three alarm fire. The fire trapped the women working upstairs who needed by rescued by ladder, but no deaths were reported.
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/CamFire/id/36
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Additional Rights Information:
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Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: MSS 587, Steve B. Campbell Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Extent:
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 14 in., Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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