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[Letter from Jack Vaughan to the Klamath Falls Chamber of Commerce President, December 10, 1953]

Description: Letter from Jack Vaughan to the President of the Klamath Falls Chamber of Commerce, published in the Herald and News on December 10, 1953. Vaughan expresses his appreciation for the kindness of the people of Klamath Falls who made his stay there enjoyable, and apologizes on behalf of his fellow Marines who may not have conducted themselves as well as they should.
Date: December 10, 1953
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Clipping

["The Life of a Marine"]

Description: Poem entitled "The Life of a Marine" written by Jack Vaughan in 1942 about his experiences training with the Marine Corps.
Date: 1942
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text

[Recollections of Honolulu, Hawaii]

Description: Document written by Jack Vaughan recollecting his time spent in Honolulu, Hawaii during March and April of 1944.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text

[Recollections of Jack Vaughan]

Description: Recollections written by Jack Vaughan concerning his service in the military in American Samoa during World War II.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text

[Recollections of Klamath Falls]

Description: Recollections by Jack Vaughan about his time spent in Klamath Falls, Oregon, recovering from a disease he had contracted in American Samoa.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text

[Recollections of Yerba Buena Island]

Description: Document of Jack Vaughan's recollections of his time spent at the detention barracks on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco, California, from July 1945 to April 1946.
Date: January 3, 1998
Creator: Vaughan, Jack Carter
Item Type: Text

[Christmas Greeting Card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan, sent at Christmas. The front of the card shows a drawing of a man and woman in a horse-drawn sleigh, and the inside shows the man and woman walking away. Ralph writes about his upcoming transfer, and apologizes for not answering Jack's letter in a timely manner.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Ralph L.
Item Type: Artwork

[Letter from from Raymond Vaughan to Emma Vaughan, April 29, 1944]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Raymond Vaughan to Emma Vaughan, on April 29, 1944. He has received her letter and is glad to hear from her, and he apologizes for not writing everyone sooner. He promises to write more when he can get the paper.
Date: April 29, 1944
Creator: Vaughan, Raymond Britton
Item Type: Letter

[Greeting Card from Ruby and Raymond Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ruby and Raymond Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a drawing of a bear in a uniform, with the word "hello" written out behind him in red, white, and blue striped ribbon. On the inside, there is a drawing of the bear sitting under a mailbox reading a letter, with a tent in the background.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Raymond Britton & Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork

[Christmas Greetings from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. She asks him what he wants for Christmas, and writes about his brother Raymond. There is a drawing of an American flag on the front, and the card is decorated with drawings of mistletoe and poinsettias.
Date: November 18, 1943
Creator: Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork

[Arlington Police Chaplain Harold Elliott's film "Suicide is not painless" newspaper article from the Arlington Daily News, 1986]

Description: Photograph of an article written by Nancy Visser from the Arlington Daily News about the 22-minute docudrama promoted by Chaplain Harold Elliott on teenage suicide. The title of the article is "Special film to show pain of suicide." It shows a picture of Chaplain Elliott watching a film crew prepare for a scene near Lake Arlington. The title of Chaplain Elliott's film is "Suicide is not painless." The film has been shown in schools, foriegn countries, and the military.
Date: February 25, 1986
Creator: Visser, Nancy
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Communication Center, newspaper clipping 1989]

Description: Photograph of a Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper clipping by Brent Winn. It shows a woman sitting at the communication center with another woman standing behind her. The caption beneath the picture reads: "Workers in 911 like Ann Whitley and Donna Hughes handle both minor mishaps and life-threatening situations." This photo was taken at the Police Substation, 4000 Little Road, Arlington.
Date: 1989
Creator: Winn, Brent
Item Type: Photograph

[318th Platoon, U. S. M. C.]

Description: Photograph of the 318th Platoon. Jack Vaughan is sixth from the right on the top row. A sign in front of the soldiers says "318th Platoon, U.S.M.C., San Diego, 1942. U. S. Marines - First to Fight."
Date: [1942-03-23..1946-04-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Administration Building]

Description: Photograph of the Administration building at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is a long two-story building with a clock tower.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard

[AMBER Alert : President George W. Bush signs the AMBER Alert into law]

Description: Photograph of President George W. Bush signing into law the AMBER Alert package, which would create a system to help find kidnapped children and impose tougher penalties on child abusers, kidnappers and pornographers. In January 1996, Amber Haggerman was abducted and killed in Arlington, Texas. Amber's mother, Donna Whitson, with her hand on Amber's brother, Ricky, observe the signing. This photo was taken at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. Also in the photo is Elizabeth Smart standing behind Amber's brother, Ricky, with her parents. Fourteen year old Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her Salt Lake City, Utah, bedroom June 5, 2002. Smart was found alive nine months later in Sandy, Utah, about 18 miles from her home. The AMBER Plan is known as America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response.
Date: April 30, 2003
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges and decorations]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of an Arlington police badge centered and surrounded by decorations. The caption reads "Clockwise from top in order of precedence: Medal of Honor; Medal of Valor; Wounded in Action; Distinguished Service; Police Officer's Award; Medal of Merit; Supervisor of the Year; Officer of the Year; Service to Youth; Community Service; Life Saving; Rookie of the Year; Reserve Office of the Year; Service Award; Safe Driving."
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, current versions, view 1]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of the current versions of the Arlington police badges. Showing are: Chief, Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Officer, Lieutenant, Chaplain, and Captain. Use of these badges started in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, current versions, view 2]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book, 1994 of the current versions of the Arlington police badges. Showing are: Chief, Sergeant, Deputy Chief, Officer, Lieutenant, Chaplain, and Captain. Use of these badges started in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, earlier versions, 1st close view]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book 1994 of the first Arlington police badges. Five badges are shown, including Captain, Chaplain and Sergeant badges. The badge in the center is pre-1950. The other badges were used up until the late 1970s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD badges, earlier versions, 2nd view]

Description: Photograph of a page taken from the Arlington Police Department Commemorative Book 1994 of the first Arlington police badges. Five badges are shown, including Captain, Chaplain and Sergeant badges. The badge in the center is pre-1950. The other badges were used up until the late 1970s.
Date: 1994
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Chaplain Elliott, his wife, and Chief Bowman at the grand reopening of the museum at the Arlington Training Center]

Description: Photograph of Chaplain Harold Elliott (center) standing between his wife Norma and Chief Theron Bowman at the grand reopening of the Arlington Police Museum at the Arlington Police Training Center located at 6000 W. Pioneer Parkway. Various artifacts of police memorabilia are on display behind them. The museum was founded in 1982 by Arlington Police Chaplain Harold K. Elliott when he began to collect items and store them in the attic of his Arlington home. By 1989, the items were moved to the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Center. It was moved again to a more spacious room at the Police Training Center in March of 2007.
Date: February 25, 2008
Item Type: Photograph