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Title
City Hall listening post
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1941
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
This is the room of mystery over which a sizzling row rages in City Hall on April 24, 1941. It is an office of the Board of Public Works that was used, it is charged, as a "listening post" where 6 to 10 girls with headsets have been on duty constantly for months listening in on phone conversations of councilmen and city officials. The arrow points out a recording device which was found in the room by Councilman Roy Hampton.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00046242
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9073
CARL0000050180
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/16276
Subject
Hampton, Roy
Bowron, Fletcher,--1887-1968
Jamie, Wallace N
Governmental investigation--California--Los Angeles
Wiretapping--California--Los Angeles
Eavesdropping--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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