Frederick Wagner Detective Agency Course Ad, 1914
Above and below are photos of advertising mailing material sent out by Frederick Wagner Detective Agency for a course on becoming a private detective dated Feb. 7, 1914. It states in part how one can enter the profession and earn $150.00 to $300.00 a month. It also states and I quote, " The full complete Detective Course is only $15.00 but they expect the price to rise to $25 soon so do not delay and enroll." The promo material teaches fifty different methods including, shadowing, disguises, circus detective, bogus employees, pool sharks and fire bugs.

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THOMAS INVESTIGATIE PUBLICATIONS, INC.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INVESTIGATIVE SPECIALISTS, INC.
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