The Resource B. Johnny Rube collection, (manuscript)

B. Johnny Rube collection, (manuscript)

Label
B. Johnny Rube collection, 1878-1996
Title
B. Johnny Rube collection
Inclusive dates
1878-1996
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The writings series contain articles and book drafts mostly related to law enforcement in Arizona. The research files include hard-to-find news sources, aggregated news articles typed from microfilm, and bibliographies. The bulk of photographs are numbered and indexed. They were intended to be published in the History of Yuma Law Enforcement book
Note
Materials from MS 0923 Rube papers integrated into this collection.
Biographical or historical data
Police officer and detective. Born November 2, 1938 as Bernts "Johnny" Rube in Latvia and immigrated to Yuma via England in 1951 due to the invasion of Russian forces during WWII. Graduated from Yuma High School, joined the National Guard in 1956, and enlisted in the Navy a year later. After being discharged in 1962, he joined the Yuma Police Department, working as a patrolman, detective, and liasion officer for Yuma High School. Retired in 1982 and became an author and Yuma law enforcement historian. Published a number of newspaper, journal and magazine articles and wrote an unpublished book manuscript on the history of Yuma law enforcement. Published "A Wooden Road Through the Hollow of God's Hand: Taming the American Sahara" in 1996.
Cataloging source
ZP3
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1937-
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Rube, B. Johnny
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  • Rube, B. Johnny
  • Polhamus, Isaac
  • Yuma (Ariz.)
  • Arizona Rangers
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Ancient and Honorable Order of Old Timers (Yuma, Ariz.)
  • Law enforcement
  • Police
  • Sheriffs
  • Algodones Dunes (Calif.)
  • Yuma County (Ariz.)
  • La Paz County (Ariz.)
Label
B. Johnny Rube collection, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Processed by Linda Whitaker, March 2013
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically and chronologically within series.
Control code
49509
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
  • 2
  • (4
Organization method
Into four series: Personal, 1965-1981. Writings, 1960s-1996. Research files, 1878-1985. Photographs, 1893-1972.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm863236741
Type of unit
  • linear ft.
  • boxes)
Label
B. Johnny Rube collection, (manuscript)
Note
Processed by Linda Whitaker, March 2013
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically and chronologically within series.
Control code
49509
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
  • 2
  • (4
Organization method
Into four series: Personal, 1965-1981. Writings, 1960s-1996. Research files, 1878-1985. Photographs, 1893-1972.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm863236741
Type of unit
  • linear ft.
  • boxes)

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