Hotel fire at 1259 East 6th Street, 1963
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Wesselmann. Date: 1953-05-15. Reporter: McMillin. Assignment: Hotel fire at 1259 East 6th St. 4-6: Booker Thomas, 25, embraces son, Bruce, 3, as mother, Shirley, 25, looks on. Bruce was feared lost in fire by his parents until he was found with other evacuated hotel guests. 13-18: Refugees from fire sit across the street and watch scene in front of entrance to burning hotel. 16: Thomas Toliver and his three children rushed from burning hotel to the street. 3: Bertha Lee Toliver, age 3, was saved from the fire. 11-12: Fire department inhalator squad works on Capt. Orland Davis, 45, of Engine Company 24, who was overcome by smoke in blazing hotel. Davis was rushed to Georgia St. Receiving Hospital. 8: Fireman Robert Foster on way to hospital. 7: Fireman Robert Foster who was injured, look up at fire."