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William Howard as witness
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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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William Howard III, husband of actress Dorothy Lamour, at a preliminary hearing at a Costa Mesa courtroom against Adolph Spreckels II, heir to the Spreckels sugar fortune. Spreckels was accused of beating his ex-wife, Kay Williams with her own shoe. Lamour, a close friend of Williams, had been the one to take Williams to the hospital. Spreckels was later found guilty of the beating and served a term of 30 days. Photograph dated September 10, 1953.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5997
Lamour, Dorothy,--1914-1996--Family
Gable, Kathleen--Trials, litigation, etc
Witnesses--California--Costa Mesa
Wife abuse--California--Costa Mesa
Men--California--Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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