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Mrs. Betty Kleigh, victim of night club holdup
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pictured is Mrs. Betty Kleiger, who along with her husband Saul, brother Isadore and an unidentified customer, were victims of a robbery inside their nightclub located at 1831 W. Seventh Street. The victims handed over $377 in cash, two rings worth $575, a $75 watch, a $35 wallet, and Mrs. Kleiger's $6,000 mink coat to a masked man who threatened them with a large revolver. The robber then herded the group into a checkroom, shoved a jukebox against the door, and disappeared with the loot. Photograph dated November 11, 1947.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 91.
Victims of crimes--California--Los Angeles
Assault and battery--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Theft--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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