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“Training a policewoman. The newest recruit to the District of Columbia’s little band of sleuths (f[emale]) is solemnly sworn into her office by Edwin Hesse, chief clerk of the police department.”   

National Photo Company, 1920.  Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-104247.  Source. 

Love that the officer being sworn isn’t named, but the chief clerk is.  

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Training of policewomen, possibly 1909. 

National Photo Company, Library of Congress.  No additional information is provided about these trainings, but another photograph that comes up identifies another training of the Women’s Bureau of the D.C. Police Dept.


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