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[City of Arlington document appointing Mrs. C.C. Rogers as the City Marshal of Arlington, view 1]

Description: Photograph of a City of Arlington document detailing the appointment of Mrs. C.C. Rogers as City Marshal of Arlington in 1914 signed by P.F. McKee. The document is dated July 3rd, 1914 and states that she will be paid $5.00 a month. Listed on the document are the city officials and aldermen. Mrs. Rogers was the first female Arlington City Marshal. She was relieved of her duties September 10, 1914. The title of City Marshal was later changed to Police Chief when Pearl Rudd was appointed in 1915. Mrs. Rogers never became a police chief.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Legal Document

[City of Arlington document appointing Mrs. C.C. Rogers as the City Marshal of Arlington, view 2]

Description: Photograph of a City of Arlington document detailing the appointment of Mrs. C.C. Rogers as City Marshal of Arlington in 1914 signed by P.F. McKee. The document is dated July 3rd, 1914 and states that she will be paid $5.00 a month. Listed on the document are the city officials and aldermen. Mrs. Rogers was the first female Arlington City Marshal. She was relieved of her duties September 10, 1914. The title of City Marshal was later changed to Police Chief when Pearl Rudd was appointed in 1915. Mrs. Rogers never became a police chief.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Legal Document

[APD Motorcycle Patrol Unit, 1922, left view]

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 left side of the group.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[APD Motorcycle Patrol Unit, 1922, right view]

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.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of Arlington Police Officer James E. Johnson's cartridge holder, whistle, and pen]

Description: Photograph of the cartridge holder, whistle, and pen used by Officer James E. Johnson. Officer Johnson was killed by gunfire on November 23, 1930 while attempting to arrest a man for disturbing the peace. He was the first Arlington Police Officer to die in the line of duty. A brief description of the items is placed below them. (date in photograph is incorrect)
Date: [1930]
Item Type: Photograph

[Image of the APD night watchman's clock]

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.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Tarrant County Patrol Unit, 1931]

Description: Photograph of the Tarrant County Patrol of 1931 showing members Guy Cross (standing with motorcycle) and Dutch Coke (standing with motorcycle) both with the Arlington Police Department, G. (Geo) Hecker (standing beside car), B. (Burt) Stilwell (standing with motorcycle), and H. (Hubert) Cannon (standing with motorcycle). The word "APD" is in the caption is between Dutch Coke and G. Hecker.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[Arlington Constable A. B. Austin with moonshine still he "busted" in 1932]

Description: Photograph of Constable Albert Austin sitting on the back of a truck loaded with a moonshine still. He has a bottle of confiscated whiskey in each hand. Several men, young and old, are standing beside the truck, some facing the camera. The caption below the picture reads "Constable A.B. Austin and the still he "busted" in 1932 --Arlington." This picture was in the 1984 Arlington Police Commemorative Book.
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph

[Benefits of Reenlistment]

Description: Document listing the benefits of reenlisting in the Marine Corps, including a reenlistment period; mustering out pay; reenlistment allowance; choice of station; furlough travel allowance; furlough if you reenlist for two, three, or four years; retention of rank; transfer to fleet Marine Corps Reserve after 20 years of service; and retirement.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Text

[Image of frame containing Junior Police Badges with description]

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.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

["This Is Corps Humor"]

Description: News clipping of a fake points system for getting out of the United States Military during World War II.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Clipping

[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
Item Type: Photograph

["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

[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

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942