Standard Detective Agency Pocket
Dictionary Give-A-Way 1895
From the Standard Detective Agency of Chicago, here is an advertising
give-a-way with agency ad copy n the cover and back from 1895. Note the
term Secret Service which was a term used to describe detective agency
services for this time period. A. L. Standard was the general manager
and the agency had it's own phone line. Phone lines where high tech for
their time period and many businesses didn't have one. Their Chicago phone
number was 182.
Ralph D. Thomas PI Vintage Collection
THOMAS INVESTIGATIE PUBLICATIONS, INC.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INVESTIGATIVE SPECIALISTS, INC.
SPY EXCHANGE AND SECURITY CENTER
P O Box 82148, Austin, Texas 78708
Showroom: 9513 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78758
Phone 512.719.3595 Fax 512.719.3594
To The Spy And PI Vintage Pages
2007, Thomas Investigative Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.
Thomas Investigative Publications, Trademark, 1981.
National Association Of Investigative Specialists, Inc, Trademark, 1986.
Spy Exchange, Trademark, 1999