Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Miami Police get tough on illegal parkers in 1925

Via Florida Memory:
Miami police had a rather practical way of enforcing parking regulations before the development of traffic tickets. They simply seized an automobile's front seat and held it at headquarters until the owner redeemed the cushion by payment of a fine.

Police collecting front cushions from illegally
parked automobiles. Nov. 21, 1925. 

Photograph by Gleason Waite Romer.
 (Click image to enlarge.)

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