In preparing this web site, I took the liberty of using
many reference materials on polygraph history and instruments. In some cases, I out right plagerized those materials.
I do this shamelessly, as I expect no monetary gain by publishing this web site. It was published for the education and
entertainment of other polygraph examiners and polygraph history buffs.
But, I feel it is important to acknowledge this "unknowing"
contribution by these authors and individuals. I deeply appreciate the research they have done and hope that they will
forgive me for taking liberties with their published materials.
The list below is but a small collection of those materials. If I have forgotten someone,
please forgive me.....
James Allan Matte, Ph.D. "Forensic Psychophysiology Using the Polygraph: Scientific Truth Verification - Lie Detection."
J.A.M. Publications. Williamsville, New York. 1996.
Eloise Keeler. "Lie Detector Man." Telshare Publishing, Inc. 1983.
Ronald Decker, my friend and fellow collector. Personal conversations at his home in Anniston, Alabama and printed information
from his web site http://polygraphsales.com
Len and Mary Harrelson, my friends. Personal conversations and reminisces with friends of Leonarde Keeler. Bend,
Stanley Abrams, Ph.D. "The Complete Polygraph Handbook." Lexington Books, Lexington, Massachusetts. 1989.
John Larson. "Lying and It's Detection." The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Ill. 1932
Leonard H. Harrelson. "Lie Test. Deception, Truth and the Polygraph." Jonas Publishing, Ft. Wayne, IN. 1998.
Eugen B. Block. "Lie Detectors. Their History and Use." David McKay Company, New York, NY. 1977.
Clarence D. Lee. "The instrumental Detection of Deception. The Lie Test." Charles C. Thomas Publishing, Springfield,
Cleve Backster, polygraph examiner, polygraph legend, and my friend. Personal conversations and reminisces about
the history of polygraph instruments.