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

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."
Date: 1948

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

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.
Date: 1940-1954

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

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.
Date: March 1945
Creator: Vaughan, Emma