Ledger fingerprint article; 04 of 05

Identifier:
iai001376
Title:
Ledger fingerprint article; 04 of 05
Date:
1922/11/05
Series Description:
3. Doepner/Faulds--Notes
Folder Description:
Items 1-134--Clippings Scrapbook
Item Description:
Page 14-16; no title; Discusses the prevention of 'unknown dead' by creating a law that will require everyone to be fingerprinted, as they do not change overtime. Wearing gloves, though hard to work in, can prevent finding fingerprints. Describes a burglary and the accused being John Proctor and Samuel Reubin, in which a palmprint was evidence. Discusses the markings of the whorls, loops, and ridges on the fingertips and hands of laborers, etc.; Philadelphia Ledger; DF 654
Box Number:
10a
Folder Number:
1
Item Number:
010-037
Format:
Clippings
Subject:
Criminals--Identification, Dead--Identification, and Fingerprints--Identification