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This collection contains materials about Ogden’s history of 25th street. The documents consist of newspaper articles, oral histories, audio and visuals, and publications.
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.
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.
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.
On photograph is written: UH1 12-14-49 (INP Sound photo) Ogden, Utah—Ray Dempsey Gardner, 28—year old slayer of an Ogden babysitter, Shirley Jean Gretzinger, 17, is manacled and returned to jail by Sheriff Mac Wade. Gardner will receive the death sentence Friday since the jury did not recommend leniency.