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Alva "Al" Pitts, first chief of police
Collection: Police

Title

Alva "Al" Pitts, first chief of police

Subject

police

Description

First chief of police -- back of photograph

"The city hired Alva "Al" Pitts from Valley Center as "Chief of Police" with Wiens as officer. Pitts served from 1967-1969 when Valley Center lured him back" (Bandy, 74).

Creator

unknown

Source

Murray Bandy Hesston Centennial 1886-1896, Hesston Public Library

Publisher

Hesston Public Library

Date

1972

Contributor

Bandy, Murray

Relation

Bandy, Murray C., "Hesston Centennial 1886-1896", pg. 134.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Identifier

mb_cs_p_003

Coverage

1970s

Hesston (Kan.)

Kansas


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Citation
unknown, “Alva "Al" Pitts, first chief of police,” Hesston Public Library, accessed December 9, 2021, https://hesston.digitalsckls.info/item/1356.
Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1 in. x 3 in.