James A. Bishop 14k gold presentation badge. Presented to Jas. Bishop B the Terre Haute Police Force May 27, 1882. Bishop was born in 1861 in Kentucky. Appointed Patrolman on April 14, 1884 and may have been the first Black officer on the department. Bishop served for 30 years.
Rochester IN Police badge worn by Mel True.
14k gold suspension badge presented to Arthur Mayer by the Guards May 5, 1896.
Indiana State Prison South was built in 1858 in Michigan City. It was destroyed by fire in 1922.
Close up of superb workmanship in lettering and engraving
14k gold Lake County, IN Deputy Sheriff badge. Hand engraved surmounted by an eagle with a red stone in the chest. Lettering done in Black reverse enamel.
RDG tie clasp that came with the badge and was in the same jewelry box. Researching.
Terra Haute Police Lieutenant James Bishop
Rochester Policeman Mel True
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