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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Two Motorcycle Policemen

Two Motorcycle Policemen

1911 ca

The officers stand with their Indian motor bicycles, as they were referred to, wearing uniforms of the similar to those of 1911. The lower part of their trousers are encased in putees, the jackets are single-breasted and buttoned to the neck, and their hats are visored. Each wears a badge on the left side of the jacket.


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TitleTwo Motorcycle Policemen
Date1911 ca

Title by cataloger. The Grand Rapids Police Department began using a few motorcycles in 1911.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionGRPL Photo Coll. (#54), Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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