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Title
Biltmore Hotel robbery
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1934
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Edward Kuskey, at right, an employee in the auditor's office at the Biltmore Hotel, shows how he was held up by an armed bandit. Kuskey had just opened the safe for the day's business when the bandit appeared, with a second bandit behind him, and growled, "Stick 'em up!" The two robbers forced Kuskey into a closet, then looted the safe of approximately $1000 and fled. Photo dated: March 12, 1934.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00039100
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1707.
CARL0000043994
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/15446
Subject
Millennium Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Robbery--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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