Books About the Raleigh Fire Department
   
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Commemorative Books

Four commemorative books have been published by the Raleigh Fire Department between the years of 1984 to 2012. Each was created as a collaboration among fire department personnel, as well as with friends of the fire department as project partners. Read blog post history of the books.

      

Raleigh Fire Department: A Century of Service - 1912 to 2012

     
 

Raleigh Fire Department 2007

     
  Raleigh Fire and Rescue, 1984-2002
     
 

Raleigh Fire Department, 1984

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Printed Books

  Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles
  • By Mike Legeros. Lulu: Raleigh. 2013. Hardcover, 628 pages. Available for purchase^.
  • Hardbound collection of five e-books compiling newspaper articles from  1867 to 1913.
  • Or download individual e-books below.
     
   Raleigh and Wake County Firefighting, Volume II
  • By Michael J. Legeros. Charleston: Arcadia, 2004. Soft cover, 128 pages, ISBN 0738515124.
  • The Wake County library system^ circulates several copies of this book.
     

Raleigh and Wake County Firefighting

  • By Michael J. Legeros. Charleston: Arcadia, 2003. Soft cover, 128 pages, ISBN 073851512.
  • The Wake County library system^ circulates several copies of this book.
     
City of Raleigh Fire Apparatus
  • By Lee Wilson. Raleigh. 2002. Spiral bound, 91 pages.
  • Photographer Lee Wilson self-published this collection of color images.

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Electronic Books

Note: These PDF documents requires the free Adobe reader^

       Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles, Volume 1: 1867-1879
     
     Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles, Volume 2: 1880-1889
     
     Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles, Volume 3: 1890-1899
  Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles, Volume 4: 1900-1909
     
    Raleigh Fire Department Newspaper Articles, Volume 5: 1910-1913
  • By Michael J. Legeros. Raleigh, 2013. Electronic, 134 pages. Download this e-book (PDF, 65M. Note large size).

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Other Books

The following books contain information about the history of the Raleigh Fire Department:

  • Anderson, Norman P., and B.T. Fowler. Raleigh: North Carolina's Capital City in Postcards (Images of America Series). Charleston: Arcadia, 1996.

  • Battle, Kemp D. 1792-1892, The Centennial Celebration of Raleigh, NC, Raleigh: Edwards and Broughton, 1893.

  • Beal, Candy Lee Metz. Raleigh: The First 200 Years, 1992.

  • Clark, James W., Jr (Ed.). Talking About Raleigh: A Bicentennial Oral History. Raleigh: North Carolina State University Humanities Extension Publications, 1993.

  • Hutchins, Nan. Cameron Village: A History 1949-1999. Raleigh: Spirit Press, 2001.

  • Kulikowski, Jennifer A. and Kenneth E. Peters. Historic Raleigh (Images of America Series). Charleston: Arcadia, 2002.

  • Lancaster, Marshall. Raleigh: An Unorthodox History of North Carolina's Capital. Down Home Press, 1992.

  • Murray, Elizabeth Reid. Wake: Capital County of North Carolina, Vol. 1 - Prehistory Through Centennial. Raleigh: Capital County Publishing, 1983.

  • Perkins, David (Ed.), Raleigh: A Living History. John F. Blair, 1994.

  • Raleigh Sesquicentennial Commission. Raleigh: Capital of North Carolina. Owen G. Dunn, 1942.

  • Reid, Elizabeth D., ed. From Raleigh's Past. Raleigh: Branch, Banking and Trust Co., 1965.

  • Simmons-Henry, Linda and Linda Harris Edmisten. Culture Town: Life in Raleigh's African American Communities. Raleigh: Raleigh Historic Districts Commission, 1993.

  • Stolphen, Steve. Raleigh: A Pictorial History. Norfolk, Virginia: The Donning Co., 1977

  • Summerall, Hope. History of Wake County North Carolina. Raleigh: Edwards and Broughton Printing Company, 1922.

  • Vickers, James. Raleigh: City of Oaks - An Illustrated History. Sun Valley, California: American Historical Press, 1997.

  • Waugh, Elizabeth Culbertson. North Carolina's Capital Raleigh. Raleigh: The Junior League of Raleigh, 1992.

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