Much of my information comes from L.G. Crews'
personal scrapbook and interviews with family members, as well as
numerous articles from the Miami newspapers of the period (the Miami
Herald and the Miami Daily News). The following is a list of
some other relevant sources:
Leaston G. Crews
James Curtis Long
H. Leslie Quigg
Folder, Historical Museum of Southern Florida.
R. Marion Quigg
“Miami Beach Installs
New Police Signal System.” American City, March, 1927, Pg.
Denby, Ben. “No
Interference in Miami’s New Police Radio.” American City,
December, 1945, Pg. 114.
Felix. “Florida’s Land Boom.” Saturday Evening Post, August
22, 1925. Pg. 14.
“Police Radio in a Florida Hurricane: Miami’s Police Radio System
Serves 220 City,
County and State Cars.” American City, January, 1942,
Rucker, Ann. “Swift
Justice is Meted Out by Efficient Miami, Florida Dept.” Fraternal
Order of Police
January, 1928, Pg. 15.
M.A. “Motorized Police.” American City, December, 1937, Pg.
George, Paul S.
“Criminal Justice in Miami, 1896-1930.” Ph.D dissertation, Florida
State University, 1975.
Tracy. A History of Dade County. Coral Gables: Glade House,
Howard. Miami: The Way We Were. Tampa, FL: Surfside
Miami, U.S.A. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida,
Parks, Arva Moore.
Miami, the American Crossroad: a Centennial Journey,
New York: Simon&Schuster Custom Publishing, 1996.
Picchi, Blaise. The Five Weeks of
Giuseppe Zangara: The Man Who Would Assassinate
Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 1998.
Redford, Polly. Billion-Dollar Sandbar:
A Biography of Miami Beach. New York: E.P.
Dutton and Company,
Nixon. Yesterday’s Miami. Miami, FL: E.A. Seemann Publishers,
Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County,
Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, 1996.
more sources on Miami, from its beginnings to the modern era,
Susan. Miami Bibliography. Miami, FL: Historical
Association of Southern Florida, 1995.