Wilson Fire Department takes silver belt


Title
Wilson Fire Department takes silver belt
Description
G. W. Coppedge, captain of Wilson's Red Hot No. 2 fire company, receives the North Carolina Championship silver belt from North Carolina Volunteer Fireman's Association President after a four day gathering. Date from negative sleeve.
Date
July 12, 1962
Original Format
negatives
Extent
6cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
0741-b28-fa-v28.a.20
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
Copyright held by Joyner Library. Permission to reuse this work is granted for all non-commercial purposes.
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Comments

Lisa Y. Henderson May 15 2021

The Red Hots are now defunct but date to the 1880s. In the early 1900s, under chief Ben Mincey, they developed a reputation for their wins at firefighter tournaments. See afamwilsonnc.com for more.

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