This is alredy the steam fire engine – firefighters are using steam power to pump water. Such steam fire engines were quite heavy and usually used 3 large draught horses to pull them.
Note Benjamin Franklin’s “Join, or Die” on the blackboard behind. And on the other blackboard is The Children’s Song by Kipling: “Land of our birth we pledge to thee Our land and toil in the years to be; When we are grown and take our place, As men and women with our race”.
December 22, 1922. Demonstrators at White House with a sign saying: “Mr. President, let’s have an old-fashioned Christmas,” and showing Santa Claus carrying a bag of gifts including, the Constitution, Free Assemblage, Free Speech, and Free Press.
The Gimbels Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest parade in the United States. It started in 1920 – four years before Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began. Gimbels closed their doors in 1987 but the parade lives on under different sponsors.