Lola G. Baldwin

Lola G. Baldwin

DVD - 2008
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"On April 1, 1908 Lola G. Baldwin was sworn in "to perform police service" for Portland, Oregon and became the nation's first policewoman. Her mission was to prevent young, single working women from entering into lives of prostitution and crime. Along the way, Detective Baldwin would pioneer a new profession for women and a new way of policing"--Container.
Publisher: Portland, OR : Oregon Public Broadcasting, c2008
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.2082 LOLA 2008
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in


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Documentary about Detective Baldwin, who pioneered a new profession for women and a new way of policing.

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