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    Royce Rhodes Collection

    Summary: Donor worked for Tarrant County for 26 years, beginning in the Sheriff's Department and ending as Facilities Manager for the Plaza Building.  Upon his retirement on the last day of August 2013, donor started this collection.  Donor's father, Jesse Rhodes, also worked for Tarrant County.  Donor owns a dairy near Alvarado, Texas.

    Manuals

    • Tarrant County Sheriff's Safety Manual, 1955 - A safety handbook graphically illustrated with art sketches including a digest of rules for safe driving, aid for the injured and the prevention of accidents with safety hazards and traffic menaces depicted in caricature, satire, and comedy - This manual is prepared and published in the interest of safe and sane driving and living - Compliments James T. Taylor and Son, Inc. Fort Worth, 1955 - 200 pages, soft cover 8.5 by 5.5 inches.  Pages 98-108 are cut, damaged.  Signed "Jesse Rhodes" on front cover, then inked through.  Foreword by Sheriff Harlon Wright with his photograph (Image shown).

     

    Sherrif Wright