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Northwestern University Traffic Institute Annual Course and Curriculum Records

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Identifier: 23/1
Abstract This series fills nineteen boxes and is comprised of course outlines, class schedules, brochures, syllabi, registration forms, rosters of students, and group photographs documenting the courses and curriculum offered by the Northwestern University Traffic Institute for the period 1939-1981. The records are useful as guides to Institute training programs, to trace the development of the Institute's curriculum, and to verify attendance of program participants.

Traffic Institute Accident Investigation Course Records

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Identifier: 23/3
Abstract The Traffic Institute was founded in 1936 by Evanston Police Commander Franklin M. Kreml. At that time, the number of motor vehicle deaths and injuries was skyrocketing. Despite the fact that there was no professional training in crash investigation for police officials, Commander Kreml found a way to reduce the number of accidents in Evanston drastically. Recognizing the need for high-quality training for traffic professionals across the nation, Mr. Kreml then established the Traffic Institute...

Traffic Institute Instructional Guides and Training Publications

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Identifier: 23/5
Abstract The guides and publications fill eleven boxes and date between 1947 and 1959. The bulk of the materials date from the period 1953-1959. The guides and publications, developed and used for Traffic Institute instruction and training courses and, in some cases, for distribution to police administrators and traffic engineers, pertain to a variety of issues in traffic and police administration, traffic patrol and investigation, and law enforcement. Included are Traffic Institute reports,...

Traffic Institute Vehicular Homicide/DWI Conference Instructional Materials

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Identifier: 23/8
Abstract The legal, investigative, and enforcement aspects of vehicular homicide and DWI (driving while intoxicated) crimes have been the areas of study of the Traffic Institute's annual Vehicular Homicide/DWI Conference. Conference instructional materials typically include: a roster of participants, a conference schedule, biographical sketches of conference instructors, and curricular materials. Occasionally included are brochures or announcements describing the purposes of and program sessions...

Traffic Safety Institute Course Announcements and Related Materials

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Identifier: 23/7
Abstract The earliest curricular offerings of Northwestern University's Traffic Safety Institute, later the Traffic Institute, are documented by this collection of course announcements, syllabi, and rosters of faculty and students.

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