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Catalog Number 1948.086.003
Object Name Certificate, Membership
Scope & Content Firemen's Fund Association membership certificate, printed by the Detroit Lithographic Office, and issued to Mark A. Gascoigne on Feburary 23, 1867. 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 1867
People Elliott, James R.
Extent of Description 18.5" x 16.25"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Firefighters
Detroit Fire Department
Firemen's Fund Association
Detroit Lithographic Office
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