1921 – FINGER PRINT MAGAZINE – 12 ISSUES – COMPLETE YEAR

1921 – FINGER PRINT MAGAZINE – 12 ISSUES – COMPLETE YEAR

“A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Science of Finger Print Identification” published by the University of Apple Science, Chicago, Illinois. First published in 1919, and continued to about 1972 from what I can ascertain. Each issue measures about 7 3/4 inches by 10 5/8 inches and shows two folds probably from mailing in an envelope. On each issue some light wear, soiling, few small tears. Great ads for fingerprinting equipment. Included are:

January, 1921 – Volume 2, Number 7 – 8 pages – articles include: Two Experts in the Navy Department, The Modification and Extensions of the Henry System, and more
February, 1921 – Volume 2, Number 8 – 8 pages – articles include: Washington DC fingerprinting, Man Palms Himself into the Penitentiary, and more
March, 1921 – Volume 2, Number 9 – 8 pages – articles include: Walter S. Kaye, Chief of Identity Section, War Department, Thumb Trace Classification, and more
April, 1921 – Volume 2, Number 10 – 8 pages – articles include: Vancouver’s New Chief of Police, Blackmailer Sealed His Own Fate, How to Powder a Latent Print, and more
May, 1921 – Volume 2, Number 11 – 8 pages – articles include: One Finger System (Five Page Article), and more
June, 1921 – Volume 2, Number 12 – 8 pages – articles include: Found Guilty of Burglary on Finger Print Evidence Alone, New Ideas on Contact Photography, and more
July, 1921 – Volume 3, Number 1 – 8 pages – articles include: Finger Prints – Versus Politics, A Home Made Finger Print Camera, and more
August 1921 – Volume 3, Number 2 – 8 pages – articles include: Thumb Print on Glass Causes Man to be Convicted in Burglary Case, The Identification Expert as Witness, and more
September, 1921 – Volume 3, Number 3 – 8 pages – articles include: Finger Prints Lead to Arrest of Two, Convicted on Palm Prints, and more
October, 1921 – Volume 3, Number 4 – 16 pages – articles include: University of Applied Science – Alumni Number (most pages mug shots of alumni), Finger Printing a Nation, and more
November, 1921 – Volume 3, Number 5 – 8 pages – articles include: PRESIDENT HARDING’S FINGER PRINT CARD ON FRONT COVER – THE PRESIDENT IS FINGERPRINTED, Finger Prints on Opened Safe Bring Conviction, and more
December, 1921 – Volume 3, Number 6 – 16 pages – articles include: Annual Convention Digest, and more

Below you see President Harding’s fingerprint card on the cover


and some sample two page spreads

Price – $70 for the set (Order No. eb1683)
Ordering Information

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