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Topic: police

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The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- Sculp.

The Reforming constable, or, The biter bit / Capt H---invt ; Cap B-- S...

Cartoon showing constable entering house, "in search of the sons and daughters of the Devil", and finding his wife committing adultery in a brothel.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the levee road below New Orleans / from a sketch by our special artist, F.B. Schell.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the leve...

Illustration showing a guard with a lantern checking the passes of African American men traveling on a levee road at night.

Benjamin Franklin, Supt. P.N.D.A., Phila. Pa., 1873-1878 Formerly Chief of Detectives, Phila. Police Dept. / / W. L. Germon's Temple of Art, 914 Arch St., Philadelphia.

Benjamin Franklin, Supt. P.N.D.A., Phila. Pa., 1873-1878 Formerly Chie...

Photograph shows portrait of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency superintendant and former chief of detectives at the Philadelphia Police Department.

The lost found - a scene at the police head-quarters, Mulberry Street, New York

The lost found - a scene at the police head-quarters, Mulberry Street,...

Mother embracing her child among other adults and children at police station.

Crossing Broadway / drawn by Sol Eytinge.

Crossing Broadway / drawn by Sol Eytinge.

Policeman escorting two women across Broadway, New York City.

"Move on!" Has the Native American no rights that the naturalized American is bound to respect? / / Th. Nast.

"Move on!" Has the Native American no rights that the naturalized Amer...

A policeman ordering a Native man to "move on" away from a voting polls around which are clustered stereotyped "naturalized" Americans.

The drinker's progress. Gets into trouble

The drinker's progress. Gets into trouble

Stereograph showing a studio scene of a policeman intervening in a fight, against a painted backdrop.

The Brooklyn Theatre conflagration--The room of the property clerk at the Brooklyn police headquarters--Friends of the missing identifying relics found in the ruins or on the bodies of the victims
The Centennial Police - Their universal answer

The Centennial Police - Their universal answer

Cartoon showing silent policeman being asked questions by four visitors to the Philadelphia Exhibition.

Broken banks - defaulting cashiers - negligent directors - who is responsible? / J. Keppler.

Broken banks - defaulting cashiers - negligent directors - who is resp...

Print shows a police officer holding O.L. Baldwin, cashier at the Mechanics' National Bank in Newark, by the shoulder while Baldwin, using "Speculation Soap Suds", blows a soap bubble labeled "500,000 Paid in C... more

Duty, dedicated to the London police

Duty, dedicated to the London police

Six vignettes satirizing the London policeman's overzealous sense of duty. The police arrest a card player, a man walking his dog, a child playing with a top and an intoxicated man, but ignore criminals, murde... more

The new policeman on the beat - the monopoly gang defies him! / F. Opper.

The new policeman on the beat - the monopoly gang defies him! / F. Opp...

Illustration shows a policeman from the "New Chicago Anti-Monopoly Party" holding a broken nightstick labeled "Popular Support", standing on a sidewalk at "Vanderbilt's Monopoly Car Yard", confronting a gang of... more

Set a -- to catch a -- / F. Graetz.

Set a -- to catch a -- / F. Graetz.

Print shows a policeman labeled "Gov. Foster" grabbing the arm of a diminutive man labeled "Hoadly" who is holding a piece of fruit labeled "Dem. Nomination 83" that he has stolen from a street vendor who is an... more

Hush money--or money for the sewer / Frank Beard.

Hush money--or money for the sewer / Frank Beard.

Illustration showing policemen taking bribes.

Our rampageous preachers / F. Graetz.

Our rampageous preachers / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows a preacher in the pulpit haranguing his congregation with a speech that begins "Noise or Nothing!"; there are two police officers, with large billy-clubs, in the pulpit with him, they exchange glances.

New York City - "Doing the slums" - A scene in the Five Points / from a sketch by a staff artist.

New York City - "Doing the slums" - A scene in the Five Points / from ...

Policeman leading upper class people through the Five Points neighborhood.

Illinois - The anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago / from a sketch by C. Bunnell.

Illinois - The anarchist-labor troubles in Chicago / from a sketch by ...

Title page showing explosion of bomb May 4th, in Haymarket Square, Chicago, and priest giving last rites to policeman.

"The finest" (brutes) in the world Citizen (to Mayor Hewitt)--"Protect me from my 'protectors!'" / / Zimmerman ; Sackett, Wilhelms & Betzig, Lith. N.Y.

"The finest" (brutes) in the world Citizen (to Mayor Hewitt)--"Protect...

Illustration showing citizen asking Mayor Abram Hewitt for protection from the police, and policemen engaged in brutality and corruption.

Maryland--The oyster war--A state police steamer overhauling a pirate boat on Chesapeake Bay, off Swan's Point / from a sketch by Frank Adams.

Maryland--The oyster war--A state police steamer overhauling a pirate ...

Two men on police boat arresting two men who are illegally oystering.

Pennsylvania - the mining troubles in the Schuylkill region - attack on the coal and iron police by a mob of Polish strikers, at Shenandoah, February 3d / from a sketch by Joseph Becker.

Pennsylvania - the mining troubles in the Schuylkill region - attack o...

Striking Polish coal miners in battle with coal and iron police, near Shenandoah City, Pennsylvania.

One of the finest. Chewing and smoking tobacco. D. Buchner & Co., New York

One of the finest. Chewing and smoking tobacco. D. Buchner & Co., New ...

Poster for D. Buchner & Co. tobacco products, showing a fireman shaking hands with a policeman, and premium cards depicting showgirls in costumes suggesting various sports and recreations.

Capt. Geo Sword, chief of police with Buffalo Bill's Indians, Pine Ridge Agency, S.D. / W.R. Cross, portrait & view photographer, ... Hot Springs, S. Dak.

Capt. Geo Sword, chief of police with Buffalo Bill's Indians, Pine Rid...

Members of Lakota or Sioux tribe in predominantly traditional dress, posed with police chief in uniform.

Mulberry ring - growing fat on ill gotten gains

Mulberry ring - growing fat on ill gotten gains

A bulldog, dressed in the uniform of the New York City police department located on Mulberry Street in Manhattan, leans against a billboard, brandishing a billy club. The policeman is surrounded by signs which... more

A bad outlook for him

A bad outlook for him

Print shows a man labeled "Bossism" armed with weapons labeled "False Count", "Fraudulent Registration", "Intimidation", and "Deals"; behind him are two policemen labeled "Independent Democrat" and "Independent... more

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfort" in every large city? / F. Opper.

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfor...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with, at center, a place for Republican's to go to commiserate while awaiting the next election with such stalwart Republicans as George F. Edmunds, John Sherman, William M. Evart... more