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Palace of Vice' participants
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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At the time of the raid, this home at 1514 Schuyler Road was being rented out by its owner, actress Ann Dvorak; she was neither aware of nor involved with the "activities" which took place at her property.
Among the 6 women and 5 men who were busted during a vice raid at this Hollywood Hills home were, left to right, Barrie Benson, 29, and Sheila McDonald; Benson was labeled the 'madame' of the home. Photograph dated April 7, 1951.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 12678
Police raids--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Vice control--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Architecture, Domestic--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Spanish influences
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Night photographs

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