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Catalog Number 1955.159.001
Object Name Certificate, Membership
Scope & Content Firemen's Fund Association membership certificate, printed by the Detroit Lithographic Office, and issued to Adolph Hoeninghausen on December 8, 1881. The document bears the signatures of President William J. Gowan, Treasurer James A. Elliott, and Secretary James A. Nakeley, beside a green adhesive embossed Firemen's Fund Association seal. Illustrations of a firefighter speaking into a bugle, as two other firefighters hold a hose, as well as of a team of firefighters riding in an early self-propelled steam-driven fire engine are on the left side of the certificate. The certificate is mounted on linen.
Date 1881
People Hoeninghausen, Adolph
Extent of Description 18.5" x 16.25"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Firefighters
Detroit Fire Department
Detroit Firemen's Fund Association
Detroit Lithographic Office
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