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Catalog Number 1952.31.1
Title History of the Volunteer Fire Department of Hampton, Virginia Commemorating Fiftieth Anniversary 1884-1934
Collection General Collection
Object Type Booklet
Date 1934-05-15
Description/Scope & Content Booklet describing first fifty years of Hampton Volunteer Fire Department history, including details of Hampton's April 9, 1884 fire, formation of the fire department, officers and members (including several rosters), fundraising, acquisition of equipment and construction of fire house, and list of major fires attended by the fire company. Includes photographs. (According to a later reprint of this booklet, it was written and compiled by Arthur R. Thompson.)
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People Thompson, Arthur R.
Topics City Government
Fire Departments/Law Enforcement
Place Names District08--Downtown
Structure--Hampton Fire Department
Site--Downtown Hampton
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