E Museum

Item: Key, night watchman

Number: EC – 0000127A

Description: Single station night watchman key for location number "7". Manufacturer marked "DETEX" and carried by security personnel who made rounds of no fewer than thirty such stations to insure all areas were secured. The keys remained at the watch station where the watchman used a portable time clock which recorded his presence and noted time when he inserted and turned the key.

Donor: Pat Hanna, Boonville, Missouri