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Theft suspect
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated March 3, 1965 reads "Louis Stephen Lowe, 20, sailor on the heavy tanker Cimarron, talks to his lawyer, Francis Smith of San Fernando, right, yesterday at his arraignment on charges of grand theft of 1,400 pounds of dynamite. Bail was reduced from $10,000 to $5,500." The article partially reads "The dynamite theft coincided with a death threat against the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. received by the Valley Times. As a result, King was guarded heavily during his four day stay in the Southland." Lowe was arraigned in Van Nuys Municipal Court.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Courthouse (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Sailors--California--Los Angeles
Thieves--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Theft--California--Los Angeles
Courthouses--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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