Weegee Daily… February 19, 1941… The Boys Who Used to Run Firemen’s Errands Are Grown Men Now…

PM newspaper, periodical
PM Daily February 19, 1941, pp. 16-17
The Boys Who Used to Run Firemen’s Errands Are Grown Men Now… …Chasing Fires With Buff Badges Pinned on Their Coats
“…I found the buffs to be a nice bunch of sociable fellows. If I wasn’t paid by PM for going to fires I’d join the Fire Bell Club and do it for a hobby. But only in summer time, not on Winter nights when press camera shutters freeze. Camera men freeze on cold nights, too, while we’re on the subject.”
PM Photos by Weegee

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Weegee Daily, February 19, 2013
The Boys Who Used to Run Are Grown Men Now… Chasing Balls in the Buff
Fascinating and lengthy (and heavily edited) text by Weegee… The Fire Bell Club (119 West 33d St. in 1941), are still active, their website is here… “Typical fire buff,” Gordon R. Mullins is in a few of these photos… More info about “Moon” Mullins is here…
Weegee Daily Photos by Ceegee

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