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Author: Alton Telegraph (Alton, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Contains a collection of articles, photographs and manuscripts regarding the Alton Fire Department in Alton, Illinois. Articles and photographs were taken from The Alton Telegraph. Includes a list of fire chiefs from 1839-1988.
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Named Person: Donald Dugan; John Sowders; Paul Stilwell; Gary Porter; Donald Twitchell; Glenn Walters; William Bellitto; Michele Boswell; Tom Chappell; Matt Williams; David Eckhouse; Tim Spaulding; Don Sandidge; James McFarlane; James Lewis
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alton Telegraph (Alton, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 863701669
Notes: Title supplied by cataloger.
Description: 1 file folder (77 pieces)
Contents: Former officer gets 10 years --First black applies for fireman's job --Firewoman, Alton's first female firefighter --History of the Alton Fire Department --Way we were --Behind every fireman is a good woman --Firefighter enters unique executive ranks --Ownership of old fire helmet will be determined by court --Alton joins mutual aid system --Transition going smoothly for new chiefs --Landlord sentenced in fire --Three alarm, fire department improves rating --Fire companies 1 and 5 --Convicted arsonist sues city for papers --Sandidge to name veteran as fire chief --City offered deal on fire rescue boat --Firefighters, city sign new contract --Firefighter laid to final rest --Newly retired fire official dies --City's first female firefighter on the job --Firefighters train to save own --Crash damages firetruck --City's newest firetruck full of features --Burning issue --
Chief will resign over changes --Mayor names Eckhouse interim chief --Changes a little hazy --Firefighters rally against proposal --Eckhouse resigns as fire chief --Sides to meet on cuts --Fired up --One call does it all --New fire chief ready to face some burning issues --Alton oks Spaulding as new fire chief --Sandidge to name Spaulding as fire chief tonight --Eckhouse retiring from fire department --Retirement causes shuffle --Union, fire chief at odds --Another assistant chief leaves department --Alton voters reject fire department ambulances --Assistant chief placed on leave --Second firefighter placed on leave --Firefighters ask for arbitrator --Alton department gets first fireboat --City's new fireboat puts on a show --Old Alton fire bell will ring --Assistant fire chief fights to keep job --Chief Lewis dies, rites Wednesday.

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Contains a collection of articles, photographs and manuscripts regarding the Alton Fire Department in Alton, Illinois. Articles and photographs were taken from The Alton Telegraph. Includes a list of fire chiefs from 1839-1988.

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