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[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

[Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building Open House cartoon, newspaper clipping,1989]

Description: Photograph of a cartoon drawn by Susan Gaylord Buxton for the Ft. Worth Star Telegram encouraging people to come to the Open House of the new Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building. Police Chief Kunkle and Fire Chief Strickland are holding a banner stating the date and time of the event. Balloons with captions tell of various activities and attractions. The name of the cartoon is "The Front Line."
Date: 1989
Creator: Buxton, Susan Gaylord

[Arlington Police Officer Dick Hill leads the motorcycle division's training at Arlington Stadium, newspaper clipping]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer Dick Hill leading a group from the motorcycle division along the walkways of outfield seats at the Arlington Stadium. They used the stadium and surrounding area for training exercises. It was taken by Jerry W. Hoefer from the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
Date: [19--?]
Creator: Hoefer, Jerry W.

[APD retirees with Arlington Police Chief David Kunkle, 1992]

Description: Photograph of APD retirees taken in 1992 at a retirement ceremony. Bottom row L to R: Homer DeWolfe (retired 1987), Jerry McCurry (retired 1992), Bob Easley (served 1956-1982). Top row L to R: Bill Wills (retired 1991), Bobby Wiggins (served 1959-1984), James Long (in uniform) (served 1954-1992), Ed Watson (retired 1989), Chief David Kunkle (in uniform), Boyce Megason (retired 1990).
Date: 1992

[Arlington Police Officer Homer DeWolfe's motorcycle parked in Safety Town]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer Homer DeWolfe's police motorcycle parked at the Six Flags Mall Safety Town. The motocycle is a Harley Davidson Electra Glide and was nicknamed "Honey Harley." Established in about 1978, Safety Town was a model town on the parking lot of Six Flags Mall where parents could take their children to learn road safety on their bicycles.
Date: [1970-198?]

[Image of a United States Commemorative Capitol Police Badge and a triangular folded U.S. Flag]

Description: Photograph of a full size commemorative badge from the United States Capitol Police and a triangular folded United States flag. The flag was flown over the Capitol building in Washington D.C. and is folded into a triangle with the field of stars showing. The Capitol Police Badge is displayed in front of the flag. The badge is kept in a hinged wallet. On the left side of the wallet is a picture of the Capitol Building Dome with the words "Washington D.C., The Nation's Capitol" at the bottom. The right side of the hinged wallet holds the United States Capitol Police Badge. The gold commemorative badge shows the U.S. Capitol Dome in the center with the word "United" on the left , "Sates" on the right and "Capitol" on the bottom. Other words on the badge are: "Lest we forget", "9-11", and "Police." Both items were presented to Chief Theron Bowman of the Arlington Police Department.
Date: [20??]

[Image of an APD motorcycle officer's uniform on a mannequin in the police museum, wide shot view]

Description: Photograph of a mannequin sitting in a chair wearing a motorcycle officer's uniform. The tan uniform was used from the mid 1950s to 1986. In 1986, the Department changed to the dark blue police uniform. Also included in the ensemble is a white helmet, sunglasses, high-top black boots, a black tie, and the APD shoulder patch and breast badge. The mannequin and surrounding items are located in the Arlington police museum. Shown also is the old jail door from the Main Station on 717 W. Main Street.
Date: [1950-86]

[Image of a United States Commemorative Capitol Police Badge and a triangular folded U.S. Flag, close-up view of badge]

Description: Photograph of a full size commemorative badge from the United States Capitol Police. The badge is kept in a hinged wallet. On the left side of the wallet is a picture of the Capitol Building Dome with the words "Washington D.C., The Nation's Capitol" at the bottom. The right side of the hinged wallet holds the United States Capitol Police Badge. The gold commemorative badge shows the U.S. Capitol Dome in the center with the word "United" on the left , "Sates" on the right and "Capitol" on the bottom. Other words on the badge are: "Lest we forget", "9-11", and "Police." Both items were presented to Chief Theron Bowman of the Arlington Police Department.
Date: [20??]