Manuscript Group 1305, Theodore Vrana (b. 1906), Historian Papers, 1797 – 1958
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Manuscript Group 1305, Theodore Vrana (b. 1906), Historian
Papers, 1797-1958, 2½ linear feet
Call Number: MG 1305
Research notes, photographs created by “fire buff” Ted Vrana for his publication “Through the years with the Newark Fire Department.” Included is a manuscript of this comprehensive history of the Newark Fire Department, typewritten biographies of firemen, membership rolls, 1889-1930, information on the various fire engines used by the department, photographs from the Newark Evening News depicting major local fires, 1930s-1950s, typescript copies of minutes and reports of individual Newark engine companies, and a chronological history of the forming of the Newark Fire Association, 1797.