Skokie Historical Society

Fire Department Documents and Badges of Skokie, Illinois

1881 through 1987

 

Previously known as NILES CENTRE or NILES CENTER, Illinois


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Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company Handwritten List, 1884

Handwritten List of the Niles Center Volunteer Fire Company Members As of Oct. 21, 1884.

Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company Cash Book, 1899

Cash book contains 39 pages.

Fire Department Badge, 1920

Fire Department Chief Skokie Fire Dept Metal Badge.

Fire Department Badge, 1920

Fire Department Horn Symbols Pin.

Fire Department Badge, 1920

Fire Department Ladder 1 Captain Badge.

Fire Department Badge, 1920

Niles Center Fire Department - Assistant Chief White Metal Badge.

Numbered receipts for expenditures of the Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company, 1939

This is a collection of 96 handwritten, numbered receipts detailing various expenditures of the Niles Centre Volunteer Fire Company, covering the period 1933-1939.

Fire Department Badge, 1940s

Engineer Skokie Fire Department 1 Silver Badge.

Village of Skokie Fire and Police Commission Manual, 1945

Manual contains 20 pages.

Fire Department Badge, 1949

Illinois Fire College 25th Anniversary 1926-1949 Tin Badge.

Skokie Fire Department Report Sheet, 1949

Skokie Fire Department Report Sheet including Location, Date, Time, Class of Fire, Hours Worked and a list of MEN column and Amount column.

Skokie Junior Fire Department Certificate

Skokie Junior Fire Department Certificate with stamped signatures of Fire Department Chief R. H. Redick, Fire Prevention Bureau Chief, Francis Pat Seul, and Commander of Skokie Valley Post No. 3854 Veterans of Foreign War, Wilbur Schroeder.

Assistant Skokie Fire Chief's Badge, 1950s

Gold Assistant Skokie Fire Chief's Badge worn by Edward Steek.

Skokie Fire Chief's Badge, 1950s

Small, Circular Gold Fire Chief's Pin worn by Edward Steek.

Skokie Fire Chief's Badge, 1950s

Silver Skokie Fire Chief's Badge worn by Chief Edward Steek.

Fire Chiefs' Association Badge, 1955

Gold State of the Illinois NEI Fire Chiefs' Association Badge worn by Chief Edward Steek.

Shield-Shaped Patch, 1959

Shield-shaped Patch worn by Skokie Firefighters.

Skokie Firemen's Club Letterhead, 1960s

Skokie Firemen's Club letterhead with multiple pieces of fire fighting apparatus on top.

Skokie Fire Prevention Handbill, 1960s

Skokie Fire Prevention Handbill in black ink on white background.

Junior Fire Marshal Program, 1965

Junior Fire Marshal Program of the Skokie Fire Prevention Bureau.

Gold Skokie Fire Chief's Badge, 1966

Gold Skokie Fire Chief's Badge worn by Chief Ed Steek.

Skokie's New Fire Station Announcement, 1969

Skokie's New Fire Station located at 7424 Niles Center Road Dedication Invitation and Program.

Skokie's New Fire Station Christmas Card, 1969

"Skokie's New Fire Station" bi-fold Christmas Card. Sketch of new Niles Center Rd. station with green in a wreath-like formation.

"Our Fire Fighter" Coloring Book, 1976

Coloring book contains 19 pages.

Large Circular Patch, 1980s

Large Circular Patch worn by Skokie Firefighters starting in the 1980s to identify that they are paramedics, as well as firefighters.

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