[Arlington Police Chief A.B. "Ott" Cribbs with VFW members raising a U.S. Flag at the opening of the Main St. Police Station]

Description

Photograph of four members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars standing with Chief Cribbs at a flag raising event for the opening of the Main Police Station at 717 W. Main Street. The men are standing at the front entrance of the building next to the flag pole. One of the VFW men is holding the U.S. Flag. Chief Cribbs is standing beside him with a cigar in his mouth. VFW members are wearing VFW hats. Left to Right: Bob Parsons, unknown, Chief Cribbs, unknown, Jack Green, and Bobby Wiggins.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [196?].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Arlington Police Department Collection and was provided by Arlington Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 14 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Arlington Public Library

The photo collections of the Arlington Public Library document the development of Arlington, Texas as well as the history of the Arlington Police Department. The collections also include a selection of World War II era photographs and documents.

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Description

Photograph of four members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars standing with Chief Cribbs at a flag raising event for the opening of the Main Police Station at 717 W. Main Street. The men are standing at the front entrance of the building next to the flag pole. One of the VFW men is holding the U.S. Flag. Chief Cribbs is standing beside him with a cigar in his mouth. VFW members are wearing VFW hats. Left to Right: Bob Parsons, unknown, Chief Cribbs, unknown, Jack Green, and Bobby Wiggins.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6 in.

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High resolution image available upon request from Arlington Public Library.

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Arlington Police Department Collection

The Arlington Public Library and Fielder House present their collection of items depicting the Arlington Police Department from the early 1900's to present day. The collection contains legal documents, clippings, and over 290 photographs of various people, places, and activities concerning the department.

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  • [196?]

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  • Aug. 9, 2011, 1:35 p.m.

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  • April 5, 2012, 9:57 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Arlington Police Chief A.B. "Ott" Cribbs with VFW members raising a U.S. Flag at the opening of the Main St. Police Station], photograph, [196?]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176429/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Public Library.