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Catalog Number 1940.030.002
Object Name Certificate, Membership
Scope & Content Firemen's Fund Association membership certificate, printed by the Detroit Lithographic Office, and issued to John McDuff on March 4, 1874. The document bears the signatures of President John Hyland, Treasurer James A. Elliott, and Secretary John Kendall, 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 1874
People McDuff, John
Extent of Description 16.25" x 13.25"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Firefighters
Detroit Fire Department
Detroit Firemen's Fund Association
Calvert Lithographing Company
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