Bain News Service, Arthur Woods, New York Police Commissioner, Library of Congress, Unknown
When Arthur Woods was a journalist, his articles about the local police caught their interest, and they soon recruited him as a Deputy. He believed in…
Arthur Woods, Law Enforcement, New York, NYPC, Police
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Library of Congress, Unknown
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! His truth is marching on.
Mrs. Julia Ward Howe
A song sheet to play the Battle Hymn Of The Republic.
One of the most popular…
Abolition, Civil War, John Brown, Music, Republic, United States
The Los Angeles Police Department, Blake Chow, Highest Ranking Chinese LAPD, The Los Angeles Police Department, Unknown
From Officer to Sergeant, from Lieutenant to Captain, and then finally all the way to Commander, Blake Chow has deserved becoming the highest ranking…
Blake Chow, China, Chinese-American, LAPD
D.H. Anderson, Chiefs of Police, New York City, Library of Congress, ca. 1889
The New York State Association of Chiefs of Police was organized on November 30, 1901, in Rochester, New York and incorporated in 1957. It is a not…
Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement, New York, NYC, Police
Isadore Posoff, Don't jaywalk. Watch your step., Library of Congress, 1937
No description given
Pedestrians, Public Safety, Streets, WPA
Vera Bock, History of Civic Services in the City of New York Police No. 1 : The Rattle Watch, Library of Congress, 1936
Our Nation’s communities need your protection, and I find great comfort in your selflessness and bravery.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
17th Century, Law Enforcement, New York, Police. NYC, Public Service
Rice University, Houston Mayor Lee Brown, Rice University, 1996
Lee Patrick Brown started off as a police officer in California, but he would continue climbing up the ranks as he improved life around him. Serving…
African-American, Congressman, Houston, Law Enforcement, Lee Brown, Mayor, Police
Synthia Saint James, In Unity, September 11th, A Day in September, 2002
When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work.
Chief Edward F.…
9/11, FDNY, Fire, Fire Department, New York, NYC, September 11, United States
Bain News Service, Mayor Richard H. Sylvester, Washington, DC Chief of Police, Library of Congress, between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915
Richard Sylvester implemented many police procedures that we still use today. He was the one to coin the ‘third degree’ phrase we commonly use today,…
Law Enforcement, Police, Richard Sylvester, Third Degree, Washington D.C.
Strobridge Lith. Co, Merry Katie Emmett in Chat, an American Boy, Library of Congress, 1895
American Boy, Art, Merry Katie Emmett
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