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Story of her murder recalled
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
Circa 1953
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph used for an article dated March 10, 1959; the caption reads "This picture shows Mrs. Mabel Monohan posing in front of her Burbank home. She was murdered March 9, 1953 in one of Valley's most brutal cases." The house is at 1718 Parkside Drive. Monohan, a widow who lived alone, was murdered on March 9, 1953 in a robbery attempt by Barbara Graham, Jack Santo and Emmett Perkins. The three were convicted and executed for the crime.; See images #00137866 through #00137868 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 17 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Monohan, Mabel--Death and burial
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Murder victims--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Victims of crimes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Dwellings--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Lawns--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Trees--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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