Center for Archival Collections

Lucas County, Ohio - City of Toledo

Photograph Files 

The Toledo Publicity and Efficiency Commission took hundreds of photographs of the municipal government at work, from 1946 to the early 1960s. A small sampling of these is available here.

 Police Department Training Academy

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1. Toledo Police Department Graduation March 26, 1949. Lansing Stoll, Richard Chisholm, Charles McFarland, Irving Swan
2. Toledo Police Department Graduation March 26, 1949. Oscar Johnson, Robert Pribe Jr, William Metzer, Joseph Benn
3. Toledo Police Department Graduation March 26, 1949. James Navarre, Ken Rebensal, Charles Dorn, Ed Sobsczak
4. Toledo Police Department Graduation March 26, 1949. Oscar Johnson
5. Toledo Police Department Graduation March 26, 1949. J. J. Ben
6. Toledo Police Department Graduation March 26, 1949. I. Swan
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1. Toledo Police Department Graduation February 18, 1950. John Schafer, Howard Knapp, Joseph Carnes, Harold Burand, Daniel Obertasz, Charles Diefenbach
2. Toledo Police Department Graduation February 18, 1950. Leo Lisowski, Ronald Schaber, Leonard Matuszek, Harold Miller
3. Toledo Police Department Graduation February 18, 1950. Olive Miller, Clifford Warner, Albert Bilek, Walter Niemiec, Lawrence Boyle, Henry Terry
4. Toledo Police Department Graduation February 18, 1950. J. Carnes
5. Toledo Police Department Graduation February 24, 1951. Art Zielinski, Ramon Gardocki, William Parton, Ken Ramsdell
6. Toledo Police Department Graduation 1955. L-R Insp. Roth, Donald Brown, Harold Patterson, Fred Freer, Walter Zalezynski
7. Toledo Police Department Graduation 1956. D. Thomas
8. Toledo Police Department Graduation 1956. D. Thomas
9. Toledo Police Department Graduation 1956. M. Young

Toledo Police Department, Equipment and Uniforms

Police Department summer uniformsPolice Department recruitingPolice Department Lie Detector 1954Police Department Lie Detector on TV
1. Toledo Police Department Roll Call in Safety Building Garage Large group in summer uniforms
2. Toledo Police Department. Recruiting Trailer
3. Toledo Police Department Lie Detector, 1954
4. Toledo Police Department Lie Detector on Television, with Frank Venner, Ted Kwiatkowski, Officer Charles McFarland, 1954

 Refuse and Refuse Disposal

Refuse Truck, 1947Pontiac Street DumpWestern Avenue Dump
1. Refuse Truck, 1947
2. Pontiac Street Dump, 1957
3. Western Avenue Dump, 1957

 School Safety Program

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1. Children at Broadway and Stebbins crossing street 1950s
2. Children at Monroe & Lawrence with Officer Richard Kraemer

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