Firemen's uniform: red shirt worn in NYC, 1942-1945 in box
overall (unfolded): 33 3/4 x 62 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 85.7 x 158.8 x 3.8 cm )
embroidered: on label, inside collar: "CAIRNS & BRO / FIREMEN'S / EQUIPMENTS / NEW YORK"
Red wool fireman's long sleeved uniform shirt with collar and button-close cuffs; machine sewn; square double-breasted placket closure at the top front has four buttons along each side and one at the throat under the collar, the placket buttons up along one side; yoke across back at the shoulders; all buttons are covered with red wool fabric.
This uniform shirt belonged to Charles H. Kirk, Lady Washington Engine Co. Kirk was the donor's father.
Gift of Mrs. William J. Millard
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