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Matthew Dickerson, Indianapolis Auxiliary Police Corps certificate, 1944/10/30

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1851 (Text) 00000106179351 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 1998 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created 2021/04/16 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes Matthew Dickerson's certificate of commission into the Indianapolis Auxiliary Police Corps awarded on October 30, 1944 and signed by Chief of Police Clifford F. Beeker.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Matthew Dickerson, Indianapolis Auxiliary Police Corps certificate, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Matthew Dickerson was born August 31, 1901 in Indianapolis to James and Ibbie (Cottee) Dickerson. His mother died when he was seven years old. He became a well-known dance promoter and operated a sound-truck advertising business. He also served as an Indianapolis auxiliary police officer. He passed away at the age of 68 on March 31, 1970. Sources: Ancestry.com. "Ibbie B. Dickson." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed April 16, 2021. https://www.ancestry.com. Ancestry.com. "James Dickerson." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed April 16, 2021. https://www.ancestry.com. Ancestry.com. "Matthew Dickerson." U.S. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. Accessed April 16, 2021. https://www.ancestry.com. "Matthew Dickerson." Indianapolis Recorder (Ind.), April 11, 1970. https://newspapers.library.in.gov.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indianapolis Auxiliary Police Corps (Ind.).
African Americans > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Civil defense > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Law enforcement > Indiana > Indianapolis.
World War, 1939-1945 > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Certificates.

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