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Victim of gang rocks, fists, kick
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 17, 1953 reads, "Valley ratpack victim - James Kidd, 19, of Van Nuys, beaten and kicked by a gang of hoodlums, is questioned by Officer R. O. Salo and Det. Lou Bennett at Valley Receiving Hospital. Kidd suffered severe head and face injuries."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Face--Wounds and injuries--California--San Fernando Valley
Victims of violent crimes--California--San Fernando Valley
Assault and battery--California--San Fernando Valley
Detectives--California--San Fernando Valley
Hospitals--California--San Fernando Valley
Police--California--San Fernando Valley
Gangs--California--San Fernando Valley
Crime--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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