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@ Atlanta History Center

Adair's Atlanta

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First Negro School Officer PolicewomenView of the first graduating class of female African American police officers with an unidentified officer and Police Chief Herbert Jenkins in Atlanta, Georgia. From left to right; unidentified, Mayme Bondu, Nellie Silver, Mynteu Raus; Herbert Jenkins, Sarah Grune, Mamie Wiggins, and Emma Hughey.The Atlanta Police Department was formed in 1873 with 26 officers. Thomas Jones was elected the first Atlanta Chief of PoliceLocal identification number: VIS 43.07.11Local identification number: ahc043007011a.jpgHerbert Jenkins Photographs, Atlanta History Center
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Format:
8 X 10 In. Silver Gelatin Print
Created Date:
1950
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Atlanta History Center

Record Harvested From

Digital Library of Georgia