14 episodes

The New York City Fire Museum's Throwback FDNY podcast is here to help present the extraordinary history and unique heritage of the fire department in the five boroughs. Each episode, we’ll turn a spotlight on three specific years and share a story from each that we hope brings the Fire Department’s past to life, a must for FDNY history buffs of all ages! This initiative is brought to you with help from the FDNY and the FDNY Foundation.

Throwback FDNY New York City Fire Museum

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The New York City Fire Museum's Throwback FDNY podcast is here to help present the extraordinary history and unique heritage of the fire department in the five boroughs. Each episode, we’ll turn a spotlight on three specific years and share a story from each that we hope brings the Fire Department’s past to life, a must for FDNY history buffs of all ages! This initiative is brought to you with help from the FDNY and the FDNY Foundation.

    Throwback FDNY to the World Building Fire of 1882 and How it Changed the FDNY, the Last Run Using Horses in 1922, and the 1947 Return to Duty of Firefighter Mark Wohlfeld After Serving in WWII

    Throwback FDNY to the World Building Fire of 1882 and How it Changed the FDNY, the Last Run Using Horses in 1922, and the 1947 Return to Duty of Firefighter Mark Wohlfeld After Serving in WWII

    In this episode of Throwback FDNY… the World Building Fire of 1882 and how it changed the FDNY, the last run using horses in 1922 and in 1947 firefighter Mark Wohlfeld returns to duty.

    • 15 min
    Throwback FDNY to the Department's First Medal Day Ceremony in 1870, the General Slocum Fire Claims the Lives of 1,021 people in 1904, and Assistant Chief Augustus Beekman Becomes Fire Commissioner in 1978

    Throwback FDNY to the Department's First Medal Day Ceremony in 1870, the General Slocum Fire Claims the Lives of 1,021 people in 1904, and Assistant Chief Augustus Beekman Becomes Fire Commissioner in 1978

    In this episode of Throwback FDNY… The Department holds its first Medal Day ceremony in 1870, the General Slocum fire claims the lives of 1,021 in 1904, and Assistant Chief Augustus Beekman becomes the 22nd Fire Commissioner in 1978.

    • 18 min
    Throwback FDNY to the Deep Roots of FDNY EMS Extending Back to 1869, the 1954 Passing of Dr. Harry Archer, and FDNY Introduces the City to the First Firefighter/EMTs in 1975

    Throwback FDNY to the Deep Roots of FDNY EMS Extending Back to 1869, the 1954 Passing of Dr. Harry Archer, and FDNY Introduces the City to the First Firefighter/EMTs in 1975

    In this episode of Throwback FDNY… The Deep Roots of FDNY EMS Extend Back to 1869, FDNY Introduces the City to the First Firefighter/EMTs in 1975 and the 1954 Passing of Dr. Harry Archer.

    • 25 min
    Throwback FDNY to the Bureau of Fire Investigation's Creation in 1854, New York Firefighters Respond to the Great Fire in Baltimore in 1904 and Tactical Control Units Are Launched in 1970

    Throwback FDNY to the Bureau of Fire Investigation's Creation in 1854, New York Firefighters Respond to the Great Fire in Baltimore in 1904 and Tactical Control Units Are Launched in 1970

    In this episode of Throwback FDNY… the Bureau of Fire Investigation is Created in 1854, New York Firefighters Respond to the Great Fire in Baltimore in 1904 and Tactical Control Units Are Launched in 1970.

    • 18 min
    Throwback FDNY to the 1850 Arrival of the Charitable Swedish Nightingale, the Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911, and the First 41 Women Join the Ranks of Firefighters in 1982

    Throwback FDNY to the 1850 Arrival of the Charitable Swedish Nightingale, the Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911, and the First 41 Women Join the Ranks of Firefighters in 1982

    In this episode of Throwback FDNY… the 1850 Arrival of the Charitable Swedish Nightingale, the Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911 and the First 41 Women Join the Ranks of Firefighters in 1982

    • 16 min
    Throwback FDNY to The First Known Black Woman Firefighter in 1818, Trailblazing African-Americans Make Inroads into the Fire Service in 1898, and Robert O. Lowery's Historic 1966 Appointment to Fire Commissioner

    Throwback FDNY to The First Known Black Woman Firefighter in 1818, Trailblazing African-Americans Make Inroads into the Fire Service in 1898, and Robert O. Lowery's Historic 1966 Appointment to Fire Commissioner

    In this episode of Throwback FDNY… The First Known Black Woman Firefighter Molly Williams Answers the Call in 1818, Trailblazing African-Americans Make Inroads into the Fire Service Starting in 1898, and Robert O. Lowery’s Historic Appointment to Fire Commissioner in 1966.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

LGD24 ,

Great show

You should do a show about the sapper unit the FDNY had

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