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First black police officers in Gainesville

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: First black police officers in Gainesville
Date: 1960-1975
Description: First black police officers in Gainesville. Photograph of the first black police officers in Gainesville. Officers were sworn in by Bill Pratt, City Clerk. The officers were Royce Stephens, on the left, and Ernest Earls.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0672) Gainesville, Georgia."

Digitized by: Digital Techniques, Inc.

Electronic version made available through a federal Library Services and Technology Act Grant and Georgia Public Library Services.

Subjects: Earls, Ernest | Stephens, Royce | Pratt, Bill | African American police--Georgia--Gainesville | Police--Georgia--Gainesville | Hall County (Ga.) | Gainesville (Ga.)
Contributors: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Gainesville, Ga. : Hall County Library System], 2001
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm. | Forms part of: Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [Name of photograph], Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection, Hall County Library System.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hall/hchp/do:0672

Related Institutions: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Collection Information: Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection