|Title||Hoboken Police Department files of mug shots, two metal cases with photos mounted in sliding drawers, many undated, ca. 1920's to 1960's.|
|Object Name||Record, Judicial|
|Collection||Hoboken Police Collection|
|Credit||Gift of City of Hoboken, Police Department|
|Scope & Content||
Hoboken Police Department mug shot files, two metal cases with photos mounted (flip style) in sliding drawers, ca. 1920's to 1960's. Uncounted, but holds several hundred.
Names of people are not in the photo or on the sheet.
Images, one or two, mounted on card stock, 8" square. Image of person taken in front of height scales. Also in most images is a card or calendar with the month/day/year and a police department number (possibly a number from an arrest report or a blotter record file number.)
Shown is a typical sheet from 1938 with a single photo. The man has been tentatively identified (by a book author doing research) as a Herman Matson.
Transferred to the Museum upon the move of the Police Department from Hoboken City Hall to its new headquarters on Hudson Street in the 1990’s.
|Year Range from||1920|
|Year Range to||1969|
Hoboken Police Headquarters
|Caption||typical sheet with one photo; probably Herman Matson|
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