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The Hetty G. King Case
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department. In the fall of 1895 while acting Captain in the Mercer Street station, John H. Keef a lawyer from Rochester came to the s ... Read more
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Mills & Gibb
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department. MILLS & GIBB When on patrol in the McDougal Street precinct as Captain, one forenoon I stopped into the pawn office ... Read more
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Chief Rabbi Joseph's Funeral and Riot
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department. In the early summer of 1902 [July 30, 1902], I was in command of the Delancy Street precinct. A Jewish Rabbi known as Chi ... Read more
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The General Slocum Disaster
What do a  ship disaster  and the Orange County Library System have in common? The steamship General Slocum burned on 15 June 1904 off North Brother Island, New York. Newspaper articles about the tragedy which took the lives of over 1000 persons ide ... Read more