Artifact Detective - August 2012

With the sheer volume of artifacts that have been acquired by the National Law Enforcement Museum—more than 15,000 to date—we can’t always devote as much time to researching individual objects as we would like. We are calling on you to help us uncover some of the stories behind our objects. We will post pictures and any information we have on specific objects in our collection on our website, on our blog, and in our newsletter. We would like you to tell us anything you may know about the item. All information is welcome; sources and citations are requested when possible.

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Cartoon: “Beach Rescue,” Pillow to Post, by Don Malone

Cartoon: “Beach Rescue,” Pillow to Post, by Don Malone. 2006.280.28 Collection of the National Law Enforcement Museum, Washington, DC.

What we know:

  • The cartoon is called “Beach Rescue.” The series is called Pillow to Post, by Don Malone.

  • It appears to be a pen and ink drawing and features a police character.

  • We’ve seen other Pillow to Post cartoons that also feature a police character.

  • It came from the estate of cartoonist Jay Irving (1900-1970).

    What we want to know:

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