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Parking Ticket

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 19, 2022

This is a parking ticket from Saint Paul, 1931.
The front of the rectangular cardstock tag reads, "YOU HAVE VIOLATED THE TRAFFIC ORDINANCE" and contains fields related to the offense for the officer to fill in. There is a list of offences and their corresponding penalties on the back of the tag.