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WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FIREFIGHTER MUSEUM
1401 South Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90021

WE ARE OPEN:

TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 10AM -2PM

AND

SUNDAY 1PM – 4PM

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1512, 2015

Another outstanding donation!

By |December 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Great News and an awesome contribution to the African American Firefighter Museum. The men pictured are: LAFD Arson Investigator Joe Smith on the right and Nolen Barber, owner of Barber's Wall Covering to the left. [...]

112, 2015

New Artwork for the Museum!

By |December 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, News, Photo Gallery, Photos|0 Comments

Here at the Museum we have been blessed with two pieces of original artwork from Artist Evita Tezeno. A great abstract illustrator whose concepts create an everlasting image of subtle vibes and smooth vision.   [...]

3011, 2015

IMLS GRANT IS HERE!!

By |November 30th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

The African American Fire Fighter Museum (AAFFM) located in the National Historical Landmark Fire Station 30 (Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument no. 298) on Central Avenue, is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a [...]

1411, 2015

Museum’s Annual Open House

By |November 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Events, News|0 Comments

On November 14th The museum opened up for a private Open House event where Docents, Donors, and Contributors were invited. Highlighted was artist Evita Tezeno and long time Museum President Brent Burton. Here are some [...]

804, 2015

Los Angeles’ First African American Firefighter

By |April 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Sam Haskins was a former slave. He was born in Virginia in February of 1846. In 1880, fifteen years after the civil war, as a free man, Haskins made the cross-country trek to Los Angeles. According to [...]