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Photograph of Edward Platt and Lawrence L. Gibbons

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Photograph of Fire Chief Edward Platt and head of detectives Lawrence L. Gibbons as Chief Platt claims the trophy as a token of his department having won the annual firemen-policemen baseball game.

Photographs of John D. "Jack" Duffey

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Photographs of John D. "Jack" Duffey; died March 23, 1937. Veteran Decatur Fireman. He served nearly 35 years on the Fire Department. He left the Fire Department about 1912 and for about 12 years was head of Mueller's Fire Department. Later he served…

Photograph of Decatur Gambling Raid

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Photograph of a Decatur gambling raid by police in 1951.

Photograph of Slot Machines

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Photograph of slot machines raided by police in the 1940's.

Photograph of Gambling Probe Grand Jury

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Photograph of the grand jury for a gambling raid in 1936.

Photograph of Gambling Raid

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Photograph of a gambling raid in 1936.

Photograph of Slot Machines being Destroyed

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Photograph of slot machines being destroyed in October of 1934.

Photograph of Saratoga Club Gambling Raid

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Photograph of the Saratoga Club gambling police raid in 1938.