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  Partner: Arlington Public Library
 County: Tarrant County, TX
 Decade: 1940-1949
[Arlington Police Commissioner Joe Elder and Fire Chief Mike Thompson, 1948, "Clean Up Now" campaign, date on photo]

[Arlington Police Commissioner Joe Elder and Fire Chief Mike Thompson, 1948, "Clean Up Now" campaign, date on photo]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Commissioner Joe Elder (kneeling) and Fire Chief Mike Thompson beside a 1940s Ford police car that has a large decal promoting the "Clean Up Now" campaign on the side of the back door.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Arlington Police Commissioner Joe Elder and Fire Chief Mike Thompson, 1948, "Clean Up Now" campaign, name and date on photo]

[Arlington Police Commissioner Joe Elder and Fire Chief Mike Thompson, 1948, "Clean Up Now" campaign, name and date on photo]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Arlington Police Commissioner Joe Elder (kneeling) and Fire Chief Mike Thompson beside a 1940s Ford police car that has a large decal promoting the "Clean Up Now" campaign on the side of the back door.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Arlington Police Officers, 1948: J.W. Dunlop, Frank Kelly, Minor Moore, Hugh Robinson and S. (Oscar) Webster in front of a police car]

[Arlington Police Officers, 1948: J.W. Dunlop, Frank Kelly, Minor Moore, Hugh Robinson and S. (Oscar) Webster in front of a police car]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Arlington police officers J. W. Dunlop, Frank Kelly, Minor Moore and Hugh Robinson with Oscar Webster (not from the police department) standing beside a 1948 Ford police car. The door of the car is decorated with a police officer's shield that is inscribed on the inside with the words "Police Dept. Arlington."
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Consent of Parents or Guardian to Enlistment]

[Consent of Parents or Guardian to Enlistment]

Date: February 20, 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photocopy of a consent form signed by Emma Vaughan allowing her son Jack to enlist in the Marine Corps despite being a minor.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Image of a Special Police Badge issued by Chief Ott Cribbs]

[Image of a Special Police Badge issued by Chief Ott Cribbs]

Date: 1940-1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Special Police Badge issued by Chief Ott Cribbs. The badge is made of brass-like material in an oval shape with scrolling, a star, other figures and "Arlington Special Officer" stamped into the metal. The badge is on a block of wood with a placard behind. The placard reads: "In the late 1940's and early 1950's, when extra police officers were needed, Chief Ott Cribbs distributed these Special Officer Badges to individuals he could trust. The practice ceased in 1954 when a Reserve Police Unit was created." The badge and placard are resting on blue fabric.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Image of Arlington Police Officer Minor Moore's badge, slapper and blackjack]

[Image of Arlington Police Officer Minor Moore's badge, slapper and blackjack]

Date: [1941-62]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Police Officer Minor Moore's police badge, black leather blackjack and leather slapper. He carried these items when he was an officer for the APD from 1941-1962. These items are donated on loan to the Arlington Police Museum by his son.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Image of frame containing Junior Police Badges with description]

[Image of frame containing Junior Police Badges with description]

Date: 1940
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of frame containing two different Junior Police Badges with description. Futher comments not in the image follow: "These badges were issued in the 1940’s. A few citizens were frequent riders with the Arlington Police. Riders did not carry guns, but did wear these badges when on patrol. Badges were returned to desk officer at the end of shift.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Eleanor Roosevelt, September 4, 1944]

[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Eleanor Roosevelt, September 4, 1944]

Date: September 4, 1944
Creator: Vaughan, Emma
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Emma Vaughan to Eleanor Roosevelt, on September 4, 1944, asking if her son could be transferred from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina to a marine base near Fort Worth, so that he could be near his family.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters, March 1945]

[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters, March 1945]

Date: March 1945
Creator: Vaughan, Emma
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., in March of 1945. She explains that she did not sign papers for an allowance from her son Jack, and that she has learned that the amount originally allotted for her has been withheld from his pay for several months. She asks that the money be restored to him.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters, November 13, 1944]

[Letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters, November 13, 1944]

Date: November 14, 1944
Creator: Vaughan, Emma
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Emma Vaughan to Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on November 13, 1944, explaining why she did not sign papers allotting her a family allowance.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
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