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Writing on back of photo reads: Acme Newspictures…San Francisco Bureau…SF 5189 Ogden Official Indicted: A.E. Wilfong, Chief of Police at Ogden, Utah, named in a federal indictment with other Ogden officials charged with conspiracy to violate the dry law.
Back of photo reads: “Ogden Officials Indicted: Amassa M. Hammon, Sheriff of Weber County, Utah, named in a federal indictment with prominent Ogden officials on a dry law charge. April 3, 1933.
The Arlyn M. Garside Collection was a collection donated by Kelly Garside. This collection contains
materials pertaining to the life of Arlyn Garside both personal and professional. Arlyn was a
police detective for Ogden city for many years, and the collection contains correspondence,
photos, police reports, his notebooks and mug shots related to his job. It also contains personal
photos and a scrapbook.
Contains photograph of Austin Cox and photocopy of the Ogden Standard Examiner Saturday Evening July 24, 1943. Writing on photograph: Salt Lake City, June 19—Dies Before Firing Squad—Austin Cox, bearded slayer of a district judge and accused of the shotgun deaths of four other persons, stuck out his tongue as the death warrant was read today, then was executed by a firing squad at Utah Prison. This picture of Cox was taken last month.
Booking sheet reads: “We have in custody E.L. Craft whose photo we are enclosing, and whose description is as follows. Age 23, height 5 ft. 11 ½ inches, weight 150 lbs., complexion light, has red spot in left eye. We are inclined to think that this fellow is a bad man and is wanted somewhere. Send all information to T.A. Devine, Sherrif.” Signed by J.L. Hobson, Chief Deputy Sheriff, Ogden Utah February 20, 1912.
Contains photos regarding story the murder of Louise Jeppesen by Millard Hickman, who charged with the slaying, in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California, May 12, 1934. Also contains newspaper stories of the murder, trial and talk of execution of Millard Hickman, 1934-1936.
Photo has writing on back: SF219906 “Ogden Officials Indicted: Mayor Ora Bundy of Ogden, Utah, Indicted with other city officials on a federal charge of conspiracy to violate the dry law.” Credit Line (Acme) 4/3/33.
This collection contains 5 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings collected by the Ogden City Police Department from 1917 to 1928. The collection was donated to Weber State University by Utah State University Special Collections in June 2005. The articles range from topics such as theft, prohibition, larceny, gambling, murder and draft dodging.