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Catalog Number 1955.166.019
Object Name Certificate, Membership
Scope & Content City of Detroit, Fire Commission appointment certificate, printed by the Calvert Lithograph Company, and issued to Benjamin Vernor, on April 1, 1874, for the term ending April 1878. The certificate contains the signatures of Controller Emery J. Garfield, and Mayor Alexander Lewis, a metallic gold embossed seal of the City of Detroit, engraved imagery from the seal, affixed sepia-toned head-and-shoulder portrait photographs of the fire commissioners Peter Henkel (top left), Jerome Croul (bottom left), Joseph Godfrey (top right), and Benjamin Vernor (bottom right). The certificate is mounted on linen.
Date 1874
People Vernor, Benjamin
Henkel, Peter
Croul, Jerome
Godfrey, Joseph
Vernor, Benjamin
Extent of Description 24" x 18"
Collection Fire Department
Search Terms Detroit Fire Department
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