Be My Valentine!

 

“Be my valentine! and ‘poleece’ stop juggling my heart around.”

Hey! There’s a typo in that Valentine’s Day card!
No, the card maker is just trying to be “pun-y”!

We have thousands of objects in our collection related to the history of American policing. Not all of them are of a serious nature. This mid-twentieth century Valentine’s Day card has a mechanical element to it – the clown rotates back and forth.