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9th Annual Fire Museum Seminar
Dallas, Texas • August 23-25, 1997



SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

MONDAY, AUGUST 25

0900-1030

MUSEUM PRESENTATIONS
Three Museum facility tours, with slides. A discussion of the best exhibit, or most interesting, relative to design development and resource allocation.

1000-1200

VISIT TO SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM

0800-0900

FMN BOARD MEETING to discuss and prepare for 1998 seminar

1030-1100

WELCOME
by Capt. Stewart Grant, Dallas Fire Department and President of the Dallas Fire Museum.

WELCOME
by Jim Wichman, Chairman of Fire Museum Network

1200-1230

LUNCH

0900-0930

MUSEUM NETWORK ITEMS FOR SALE Firefighter Bob Whitman

1100-1200

REPORT FROM BOARD AND COMMITTEES

1230-1330

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
History of Seagrave Co., Matt Lee

0930-1000

NEWSLETTER PRESENTATION
Firefighter Tom McDonald. Format discussion

1200-1300

LUNCH on your own

1330-1500

RESTORATION OF SMALL ARTIFACTS Ken Soderbeck talks about what should be restored?, How far do you go?, Preparations and Research, Common Mistakes

1000-1100

CATALOG SYSTEM FOR MUSEUM ARTIFACTS
Computer presentation by Firefighter Bob Whitman

1300-1330

OPEN SEMINAR - FOCUS

1500-1700

VISIT TO THE DALLAS MUSEUM

1100-1130

CLOSING REMARKS
Jim Wichman, Chairman

1330-1430

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
Gary Witt SUBJECT - FIRE MUSEUM NETWORK INTERNET WEBSITE

1930

MEMBERSHIP MEETING-OPEN FORUM,
everyone invited

1130-

EXHIBIT HALL VISITATION

1430-1445

BREAK

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1445-1530

ORAL HISTORY PRESENTATION
David Lewis SUBJECT - CHIEF WILLIAM MCCROSSEN

1530-1545

BREAK

1545-1630

PRESERVATION OF ARTIFACTS

1630-1700

SPAAMFAA
Charles Harrington Present history, mission, and value to museum and community

1830-

DINNER - FIREHOUSE BARBEQUE
Managed by IFBA of Dallas. Contact Mr. Darrel Scott

SPONSORED by Dallas Fire Museum President, Capt. Stewart Grant, Dallas Fire Department
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If you'd like more information about our organization,
E-mail:
David Lewis, dlewisarfm@aol.com