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Items tagged "Boston Fire Department": 10

Letters from Caddo Middle Magnet school

Digital copy of a letter sent to Mayor Menino and the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from an American history teacher at Caddo Middle Magnet school in Shreveport, Louisiana. The letter states, "you give the students REAL heroes to look up to." Attached to this message is a letter from a Caddo Middle Magnet student,…

Thank you card from a Haverhill High School student to City of Boston

Digital copy of a card sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Card sent by a student from Haverhill High School (MA). Thank you card reads, "Boston PD and FD, Thanks in your rush to make Boston safe fast" and is signed "Robert W." Card contains a drawing of a fire truck and firefighters fighting a fire.

Boy signing marathon poster at Boylston Street firehouse

Boy inscribing a poster reading "2013 Boston Marathon, John Hancock," at the Boylston St. firehouse. The poster is covered in handwritten prayers and notes.

Boylston Street firehouse

Photograph of the Boylston St. firehouse, with signs reading "Boston Fire E33, L15 Remember the Victims of the Boston Marathon, 4-15-13," and naming those who lost their lives: Sean Collier, Lu Lingzi, Martin Richard, and Krystle Campbell.

Signs on Boylston Street firehouse

Closeup of signs on the Boylston St. firehouse, reading "Boston Fire E33, L15 Remember the Victims of the Boston Marathon, 4-15-13," and naming those who lost their lives: Sean Collier, Lu Lingzi, Martin Richard, and Krystle Campbell.

Plaque at Boylston Street firehouse

Closeup photograph of a plaque on the Boylston St. firehouse, reading "Dedicated to the memory of Cornelius J. Noonan, April 20, 1890-Feb. 10, 1938, who departed this life through injuries received in the discharge of his duty. Erected by the Boston Sparks Association, 1938"

Marathon poster at Boylston Street firehouse

Closeup photograph of "2013 Boston Marathon" poster covered in handwritten prayers and notes at the Boylston St. firehouse.