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Ed Gein's Arrest

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Waushara County Sheriff Art Schley and his deputy, Leon "Specks" Murty (wearing hat)escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984) to the state crime lab.
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Smashing Illegal Slot Machines

Date: 1948
Description: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.
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Armistice Day in Milwaukee

Date: November 11 1957
Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.
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Motorcycle Police on Harley-Davidsons

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Description: World War II Harley-Davidson Army Models mounted by ever-alert Military Police, wearing uniforms and armed with guns.
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Crime Scene Investigation

Date: May 11 1955
Description: Chalk lines in the foreground mark the spot where White Elephant Bar owner was shot. Police and detectives conferred in the background after assembling inv...
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Slot Machine Seizure

Date: January 1924
Description: Gerald J. Boileau, assistant district attorney, and George Lippert, district attorney, and three other men, exhibiting slot machines seized during a raid i...
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Dow Chemical Demonstration

Date: 1967
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students clash with riot police during campus demonstration to protest Dow Chemical involvement in the Vietnam conflict. He...
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Police Arresting Allis-Chalmers Striker

Date: December 04 1946
Description: Police arresting an Allis-Chalmers striker.
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Joe Fedele Receives Badge

Date: October 17 1932
Description: Captain Leo Kinney, Captain of Detectives, pinning a detective's badge on Joe Fedele, member of Post's Junior Detective Club, an organization sponsored by...
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International K-Line Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1941
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of a K-line truck with a cartoon image of a traffic officer saying: "Stop! See t...
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"Suspicious Woman" Arrested by Police

Date: 1966
Description: San Francisco police arrest a "suspicious woman" and help her into an International Metro Wagon #689 truck during their Golden Gate beat.
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Philadelphia Traffic Patrol Vehicles, Helicopters and Crew

Date: 1964
Description: Elevated view of four International Scouts, one patrol car, and two helicopters used by Atlantic Go Patrol, Philadelphia's traffic patrol.
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Police Officer with Pedestrian

Date: 1900
Description: Police officer helping a young woman cross the street.
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Milwaukee Central Police Station

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Description: Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Broadway Street.
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International Scouts and Helicopter Used by Atlanta Police

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Description: International Scouts and a helicopter used by the Atlanta police emergency rescue unit.
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Berkshire Strike--Pickets with Tear Gas

Date: 1936
Description: Street intersection with a crowd and police. Tear gas is spreading across the road.
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Berkshire Strike — Pickets and Police on Horses

Date: 1936
Description: Four police officers on horses watch picketers cross a street.
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International Payroll Truck

Date: January 20 1927
Description: Men receiving paychecks from armored trucks parked outdoors at an IH plant. Signs on the trucks read: "Department of Finance, City of New York." A police o...
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Police Strategy Session

Date: November 21 1956
Description: Uniformed police officers look over a laid out map with potential escape routes.
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Ed Gein at State Crime Lab

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Ed Gein signing paperwork at the state crime lab following his arrest.

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