Rare Book Exhibit

Wooldridge, C.R. Hands Up! In the World of Crime. By C.R. Wooldridge. 12 Years a Detective on the Chicago Police Force. 17,000 Arrests, 125 Penitentiary Convictions, 75 Young Girls Rescued from Lives of Shame. Chicago: Thompson & Thomas, 1906.

book cover

bookcover

letter from Hope

handwritten letter from Hope

signed by Hazel

signed book from Hazel

Clifton R. Wooldridge

Clifton R. Wooldridge

title page

title page

copyright page

copyright page

image of tools

Image page

General Superintendents of Police

General Superintendents of Police

mayor

Carter H. Harrison, Letter

C. S. Deneen

Endorsed Testimonial, C.S. Deneen

J. M. Longenecker

Jacob J. Kern

Endorsed Testimonials, J. M. Longenecker
Jacob J. Kern

Francis O'Neill

Joseph Kipley

Endorsed Testimonials, Francis O'Neill
Joseph Kipley

Robert W. M'Claughrey

Michael Brennan

Endorsed Testimonials, Robert W. M'Claughrey
Michael Brennan

John J. Badenoch

Fredrick H. Marsh

Endorsed Testimonials, John J. Badenoch
Fredrick H. Marsh

Frederick Ebersold

Lyman Lewis

Endorsed Testimonials, Frederick Ebersold
Lyman Lewis

Alex S. Ross

John D. Shea

Endorsed Testimonials, Alex S. Ross
John D. Shea

George W. Hubbard

J. E. Ptacek

Endorsed Testimonials, George W. Hubbard
J. E. Ptacek

John J. Hartnett

J. E. Fitzpatrick

Endorsed Testimonials, John J. Hartnett
J. E. Fitzpatrick

Luke Kalas

Nicholas Hunt

Endorsed Testimonials, Luke Kalas
Nicholas Hunt

table of contents

contents page

table of contents

contents page

the rescue

Page 39
The rescue.

view of Panel House

Page 41
Interior view of Panel House.

making the arrest

Page 60
Making the arrest.

 detectives as cattlemen

Page 67
Detectives dressed as cattlemen.

raiding bucket shop

Page 76
Raiding a bucket shop.

hid in a trunk

Page 87
Was hid in a trunk.

hoisted in a barrel

Page 90
Hoisted in a barrel.

confidence games

Page 97
Seven different confidence games.

shivering on the roof

Page 114
Shivering on the roof.

on prisoner's shoulders

Page 121
On the prisoner's shoulders.

putting on extras

Page 130
Putting on the extras.

incidents at police station

Page 140
Incidents at the police station.

escaping from vice

Page 155
Escaping from den of vice.

drop that gun

Page 168
"Drop that gun or you are a dead man."

battle with robbers

Page 174
The battle with the robbers.

shooting in hallway

Page 177
The shooting in the hallway.

scene of shooting

Page 193
Scene of the shooting.

page 201

Page 201

page 202

Page 202

tunnel under panel house

Page 204
Tunnel under Panel House.

party of smokers

Page 212
Party of smokers in a Chinese opium joint.

Chinaman's recreation

Page 217
The Chinaman's recreation.

attempt to escape

Page 234
The attempt to escape in Toronto.

climbing the fire escape

Page 270
Climbing the Fire Escape

girl making her escape

Page 273
Girl making her escape.

night scenes

Page 314
Night scenes on the Levee.

whitening her face

Page 320
Whitening her face.

Page 419
"Pony" Moore.