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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Grand Rapids Police, Detectives

Grand Rapids Police, Detectives


Twelve men, most of them detectives and all wearing hats, pose for a group photo in a carpeted office of the police station. A small section of a rolltop desk is visible at the left, a large print hangs on the back wall, a tall cabinet stand to the right of it, and a light fixture is on the wall between the cabinet and the door. The names listed on the back of the photo are: 2nd row; Alex McDonald, John F. O'Leary, and John M. Hollaran: 1st row William Youngs, Chief Albert A. Carroll, Warren W. Sturgis, Thomas D. Blinston, Garrett Doyle, William Dunn, Press reporter Schaffer, and Charlie Fox. There are only eleven names listed.


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TitleGrand Rapids Police, Detectives

Title by GRPL. The style of the upper window identifies the office as part of the police station. It may be the chief's office.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionGRPL Photo Coll. (#54), neg. 2240, 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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