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Defendant Gibson at trial
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 6, 1951 reads, "Carbo's pal enters federal courtroom." Seen in the photograph is Truman Kella Gibson, an attorney and government advisor turned boxing promoter as he enters the courtroom where he and four other defendants, Frankie Carbo, Louis Tom Dragna, Joe Sica and Frank Palermo were convicted on charges of conspiracy and extortion.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Gibson, Truman K.--(Truman Kella),--1912-2005
United States Court House and Post Office (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Trials (Extortion)--California--Los Angeles
Matchmakers (Boxing)--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Courts--California--Los Angeles
Courthouses--California--Los Angeles
Public buildings--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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