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Title
City Hall listening investigation
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Ready to testify in the investigation into the charges that the Civic Center has been honeycombed with listening posts by wiretapping "super-snoopers" of the mayor's and district attorney's offices, five present and former public officials are shown on January 29, 1942, at the opening of the probe. Left to right, Councilman Norris J. Nelson; Ross McDonald, deputy chief of police; Ray Penker, police chemist; Arthur Hohmann, former chief of police, and Paul Harrison, who assertedly worked under McDonald and Hohmann.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00046249
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8453.
CARL0000050186
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/16284
Subject
Nelson, Norris J
McDonald, Ross
Penker, Ray
Hohmann, Arthur C
Harrison, Paul
Governmental investigation--California--Los Angeles
Wiretapping--California--Los Angeles
Eavesdropping--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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