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Herd, Damon (Tacoma's 1st black fire marshall) - 1
- 12/22/1986 (Creation)
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"Damon Herd, the Tacoma Fire Dept's 1st black Fire Marshal, stands before a fire truck at the station that also is home to his office (901 Fawcett)."
Herd is 36 years old in the photo and became a firefighter in 1971. According to Herd, he was a part of the first group of minority applicants that the Tacoma Fire Department recruited in the early 1970s.
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Copyright of this image is held by the Tacoma News Tribune. Permission for commercial uses must be secured through the Tacoma News Tribune.
Copyright of this image is held by the Tacoma News Tribune. This material may be used for the following purposes: public/community art, non-profit museum exhibition, and educational purposes. The following credit line is required:
Tacoma News Tribune, Image TNTxxxxx, Tacoma Public Library Northwest Room.
Permission for commercial uses must be secured through PARS International (https://www.parsintl.com/publisher/mcclatchy/).
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Butterfield, Nancy, "New fire marshal has studied youthful fire-setters," The News Tribune, 12/22/1986.