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Cambridge, Mass.: Alvar Jacobson, the "human target," at whom guns have been fired more than 2500 times, received $25 yesterday for wearing an improved bullet-proof vest while policeman Finnegan shot at it several times. From left, Jacobson, Mayor Quinn, Chief McBride and John J. de Bowers examine the vest. 5/21/26. [Active no. 1885 : black-and-white photonegative,] 1926

view Cambridge, Mass.: Alvar Jacobson, the "human target," at whom guns have been fired more than 2500 times, received $25 yesterday for wearing an improved bullet-proof vest while policeman Finnegan shot at it several times. From left, Jacobson, Mayor Quinn, Chief McBride and John J. de Bowers examine the vest. 5/21/26. [Active no. 1885 : black-and-white photonegative,] 1926 digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Subject:
Jacobson, Alvar
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 4" x 5"
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Massachusetts
Cambridge (Mass.)
Date:
1926
1920-1930
Notes:
U&U caption in file box.
Currently stored in box 3.1.70 [227A].
Orig. no. A-204.
Topic:
Bulletproof vests
Crime
Police
Protection
Local number:
RSN 18361
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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