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The General Slocum Disaster
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department. THE GENERAL SLOCUM DISASTERAbout 1870, the steam excursion boats Grand Republic and General Slocum were built to run from ...
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Three Black Beans - The Attempted Murder of Charles Albertson
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. On Christmas eve, 1882 in one of the worst dives in New York, 12 Grand Street, kept by the...
People
The Notorious Mollie Hash
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. THE NOTORIOUS MOLLIE HASH At the time of my appointment there were about ten or fifteen notorious women cruisers...
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The Robinson Case
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. The Robinson Case One evening in the winter of 1880, a young woman came to me at Houston and...
People
Tess Wise
The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Tess Wise. Listen as Holocaust survivor Tess Wise speaks at The Holocaust Center in Maitland, January 27, 2016.
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Informant Deafy Price
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. Informant Deafy Price When I was first appointed there was a dance hall of questionable reputation on the south...
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The Pilfered Watch of Mr. Von Geritchen
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. A CLEVER PICK POCKET During the Presidential Campaign in the fall of 1880 a Mrs. Von Geritchen who...
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Crosby Street Burglary
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. The Crosby Street Burglary During the summer of 1879, while on duty on the west side of Broadway from Canal...
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Annie Downey Murder
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. Annie Downey Murder About 1879 or 1880 there was a house of prostitution at 111 Prince Street opposite the stat...
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Fiske and Stokes
From the autobiographical notes of Captain Charles Albertson regarding the time he served in the New York City Police Department 8th Precinct. I arrived in New York City, February 22, 1874 and visited the first day the Grand Central Hotel on...
Places
George Stuart Office Supply 1938 - 1989
The November 18, 1989 edition of the Orlando Sentinel brought sadness to many Orlando residents who had frequented George Stuart Office Supply at Robinson and Magnolia since it opened in 1938. The Sentinel reported that the "51-year-old Orlando company that...