[Arlington Police Detective Thomas Lee, 1965]

[Arlington Police Detective Thomas Lee, 1965]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Detective Tom Lee. Detective Lee served the APD from 1947-1963. He appears to be opening the door to a Chambers brand oven. Taken in 1965.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
New track layout, Arlington Downs

New track layout, Arlington Downs

Date: [1933]
Creator: unknown
Description: Map shows the mid-1930s layout of Arlington Down horse racetrack. No scale provided.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
UTA campus area map.

UTA campus area map.

Date: 1992
Creator: unknown
Description: Map shows late twentieth century authorized land acquisition boundary and non-UTA property boundaries of the University of Texas at Arlington. Includes building index, inset map for location of Automation and Robotics Research Institute, and inset map of Fort Worth metropolitan area. Scale [ca. 1:2400].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Hawaii Kai Postcard]

[Hawaii Kai Postcard]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard advertising Hawaii Kai, including pictures of girls dancing, dolphins jumping out of the water in front of a yellow tent, and a ship.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
Miner's Lamp.

Miner's Lamp.

Date: September 11, 1883
Creator: Lee, Charles A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved miner's lamp. This design "may be attached to any wooden structure in the mine, to any crevice in the rock, or to the earthen wall of the mine, and when set upon any ledge or flat surface prevented from tipping over, and when attached to the hat or other garment of the miner kept from swinging or turning out of proper position; also, [it] provid[es] the lamp with a rod for adjusting the wick of the lamp for regulating the flame of the lamp" (lines 10-19).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Image of the APD night watchman's clock]

[Image of the APD night watchman's clock]

Date: 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Night Watchman's clock used by Chief Cribbs for the Arlington Police Department in the mid 1930s. It contained a roll of paper that recorded the time and location of the watchman when he inserted a special key from the location he was checking. A special key was housed at each location. It continued in use until the early 1950s at which time officers were required to hand check and note the locked doors to businesses.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Image of three baseball caps made for the Arlington Police Department]

[Image of three baseball caps made for the Arlington Police Department]

Date: 198?
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three baseball caps made for the Arlington Police Department displayed on a blue satin cloth. The dark blue cap on the left was the first baseball cap created in 1983. The blue and gold trimmed patch on the cap matched the uniform shoulder patch. The middle or second baseball cap is the Memorial Cap worn at various memorial ceremonies held in Tarrant County during Memorial Week. Police Memorial Day is May 15th of each year. It is dark blue with gold emblem and decorations. The third dark blue cap on the right was created in 1986 to match the uniform shoulder patch that was created to replace the earlier patch.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[Image of items recognizing Chaplain Harold Elliott, founder of the Arlington Police Museum]

[Image of items recognizing Chaplain Harold Elliott, founder of the Arlington Police Museum]

Date: June 2004
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of items recognizing Chaplain Harold Elliott as founder of the Police Museum in 1982. The museum was later named for him on his retirement in June 2004. Items include his picture and name with caption reading: "The Police Museum was officially named after its founder and curator, Chaplain Harold Elliott, in June 2004; his parking sign which reads: "Police Chaplain"; a laminated official museum post card with his picture; his badge; and desk set with name plate and police coffee mug. Harold Elliott became a volunteer chaplain for the APD in 1974. In 1982, he became the APD's first full-time police chaplain.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
[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
[APD Motorcycle Patrol Unit, 1922, right view]

[APD Motorcycle Patrol Unit, 1922, right view]

Date: 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: Partial photograph of the Motorcycle Patrol Unit of 1922. The photograph was taken on a street with a brick wall in the background. Some of the men are standing on the sidewalk and some of the men are sitting on their motorcycles. Included in the photograph are Jim Coke, Constable Robert Young, Mike Thompson, Police Commissioner Hugh Moore, Guy Newman, Mr. Baker and Harvey Oldman. The motorcycles are possibly Indian Twins. The picture shows details on the right side of the group.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Public Library
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