Category: Investigator Notes
Flight of FancyThe first commercial book published by a Glessner family member is a 1942 guide to military aircraft.
August VollmerMore than any individual, Gus Vollmer is responsible for modern policing.
The First Police CarAmerica's first motorized police vehicle had a top speed of 18 mph on level ground.
A Model CitizenFriends were concerned that Ernest Boruski killed himself several times.
Little ButtercupFrances Glessner Lee's prize-winning dairy cows produced milk with extraordinary thick cream.
The Woman “Cop”A woman as a swork police office, as envisioned by a suffragette.
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O Captain, My CaptainWas Frances Glessner Lee an honorary police captain? Yes and no.
Visit The RocksThe Glessner family spent summers at The Rocks estate in New Hampshire.
Visit the Glessner HouseThe Glessner House Museum is a living time capsule of Gilded Age Chicago.