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Piece of history from Fond du Lac Co. Sheriff’s Office found in Oshkosh bank

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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – A nearly 100-year-old piece of history from the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s was recently found by a moving company that was working at a former bank in Oshkosh.

According to Fond du lac County Sheriff Ryan Waldschmidt, a moving company that was clearing furniture out from a former bank in Oshkosh found a wallet and badge in a wooden desk. The items reportedly belonged to the 39th sheriff in Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office’s history.

Arthur A. Briggs, who served a term in 1924 and 1925, was who the items belonged to. A business card with a three-digit phone number of 427 and the address of 226 Linden Street was also found.

The wallet was reportedly from the Glasow & Leitman Company, which the Sheriff’s Office says was one of Fond du Lac’s numerous leather companies.

  • Piece of history from Fond du Lac Co. Sheriff's Office found in Oshkosh bank
  • Piece of history from Fond du Lac Co. Sheriff's Office found in Oshkosh bank
  • Piece of history from Fond du Lac Co. Sheriff's Office found in Oshkosh bank

Authorities say that this piece of history will be added to their historical display cabinet.

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