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Catalog Number 2014.018.035
Description Wooden box frame with blue felt lining in two parts: first vertical frame mounts to wall while second horizontal frame is mounted beneath first projecting away from the wall at a 90 degree angle. Black plastic plaque with gold letters on front of horizontal case reads, "WALTER MOORE / CHIEF DEPUTY SHERIFF." Oak frame has rounded corners and a medium brown finish. Vertical box frame contains 51 various badges including Sheriff, Police, Flagman, District Attorney, California Highway Patrol and Detective. Horizontal box frame contains six Deputy Sheriff's Office badges, five of which are gold in color while one is silver.
Object Name Badge, Law Enforcement
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Walter Moore Chief Deputy Sheriff Badge Collection, c. 1941-1954
Date c. 1941-1954
Inscription Text (see description; all badges are labeled with text)
Provenance This artifact was owned and used by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Walter Moore created this collection while he was Deputy Sheriff in San Mateo County.
Dimensions H-20 W-21.375 D-12.875 inches
Search Terms Badge
California Highways
Law Enforcement
Moore, Walter H.
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
San Mateo County-Sheriffs
Sheriff's Department
Subjects Badges
Law enforcement
People Moore, Walter H.