Albert Kahn Associates records: 1825-2014 (bulk 1900-1945)
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Traffic problems III [series]
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Get the Last 3 Numbers.

(Police saying, "YES-SIR EVERYBODY GOT HIS FIRST THREE NUMBERS" stands beside man marked the TIMELY WITNESS saying, "THAT'S WHAT I THOUGHT--SO I GRABBED OFF HIS LAST THREE)

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His Constant Companion.

(Car with driver marked HIT-RUN DRIVER who leaves a victim lying on the street is haunted by a ghost marked CONSCIENCE saying GO BACK)

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In The Days of Snow and Ice.

(Pedestrian marked MR. RIGHT O'WAY saying I DARE HIM TO HIT ME walks in front of a car. Inset at side shows a tombstone reading HERE HE LIES)

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A Possible Cure.

(Man marked DRUNK DRIVER is held by a hand marked JAIL TERM on his left and confronted with a judge at a desk marked RECORDERS COURT who reaches for his driver's license)

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Criminal Recklessness.

(Man marked RECKLESSNESS saying "Hoora-a-a-a-y! see 'em scatter drives into people trying to board a street car)

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There's always some joker in the audience.

(On a stage a policeman on a motorcycle is balancing a book marked School zones on his nose while he juggles the following objects: Bottle marked RECKLESS DRIVING, glove marked STOP STREETS, umbrella marked PUBLIC PROTECTION, lamp marked TRAFFIC SIGNALS, hat marked COURTESY, clock marked PARKING HOURS, wheel marked SPEEDING. Man in the audience saying, "THROW THIS ONE IN TOO" hand a boot marked JAY WALKING to the policeman. The rest of the audience saying, SIT DOWN)

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Let Michigan Take Warning.

(Man marked Michigan sits at his desk and sees the newspaper reading 19 KILLED at GRADE CROSSING IN OHIO. Another newspaper on the floor reading GRADE CROSSING MENACE)

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Another Way To Save Lives.

(A doctor marked MICHIGAN TRAFFIC LAW examines the eyes of a man marked MOTORIST. Behind the doctor's back he holds a license plate marked MICHIGAN AUTO-LICENSE)

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Traffic Congestion.

(Two judges marked JEFFRIES AND KIERLAN sit back to back at their desks marked speed court. They are surrounded by many people marked SPEEDERS)

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What Might Happen to a Drunk Driver.

(A doctor marked COMPETENT MEDICAL EXPERT looks through a magnifying glass marked THOROUGH EXAMINATION at the record of a man that looks as if he might have been drinking)

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In the "Death-trap" safety Zone.

(Motorist blinded by a strong light runs into a man standing on a circle marked SAFETY ZONE)

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He Got His Ball.

(Small boy holding a ball lies inertly on the street as a motorist runs anxiously to help him)

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Bartlett's idea.

(Judge leaning over his desk marked TRAFFIC COURT holds a baby marked HUMAN LIFE in his arms and saying, "I'VE ALL I CAN DO TO PROTECT THIS CHILD-and NO TIME FOR DISCUSSION WITH YOU BOYS" Three men in front of the desk are marked POLITICS, INTERFERENCE and CRITICISM)

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No Speeding Here.

(Young man marked FLAGRANT TRAFFIC VIOLATOR sits, hand-cuffed on top of a large snail marked the LAW. A sign points ahead reading miles to punishment)

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The Only Kicker.

(Large policeman gives a spoon of medicine from a bottle marked BOULEVARD STOP MEDICINE to a man marked persistent traffic violator)

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Still at Large.

(Man marked RECKLESSNESS rides on a car as a person in Grecian robe standing on a pedestal marked TRAFFIC LAW hold a sign marked SAFETY FIRST)

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Don't Go!

(Man marked AVERAGE DRIVER saying WON'T YOU STAY THE REST OF THE YEAR? to a man walking away marked courtesy)

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'Tis Safe to Play Here.

(Large hand from upper left points to many children playing at different things in an open field)

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Dangerous Days.

(Man marked A. J. WALKER walks out in the street reading a paper reading 327 KILLED in TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS to December 10, 1925 saying, ISN'T IT TERRIBLE THE CHANCES SOME PEOPLE TAKE? All around cars stopping for him. Drivers saying GUESS THAT GUY DOESN'T BELIEVE IN OLD AGE and HOW DO YOU LIKE THE CITY?)

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Don't Forget Him.

(Animated manuscript marked BOULEVARD STOP ORDINANCE stands with one foot on the running board of a car in which sits a man marked ABSENT MINDED DRIVER saying SURE YOUR FACE IS FAMILIAR-NOW WHERE COULD I HAVE SEEN YOU BEFORE?)

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His Greatest Problem.

(Dad Cadillac sits mournfully in front of a tombstone marked KILLED by AUTOS SINCE January 1, 1924)

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Joy Walk! ... don't...Jay Walk!

(1st panel shows people respecting a stop signal and pleasing policeman. 2nd panel: people rush out into the street against the light, cars honk and the policeman is worried)