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Title
Hammer in evidence for trial of Clara Phillips in the murder of Alberta Meadows
Date Created and/or Issued
July 18, 1922
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-3829
Description
This photograph appears with the article, "STATE FORGES NEW LINK AGAINST WOMAN SUSPECT: Clerk Tells of Hammer Purchase by Woman; Mrs. Phillips Sees Her Sister in Jail Find Duplicate of Weapon Used in Brutal Meadows Killing STORE CLERK IS LOCATED,"Los Angeles Times, 19 July 1922: II1.
Clara Phillips was charged with the murder of Alberta Meadows.
Text of newspaper caption: Above is the replica of the murder hammer, shown in actual size, together with the broken handle found beside the bruised and mutilated body of Mrs. Alberta Meadows.
Type
Image
Format
b&w glass negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b3723_G3896
ark:/21198/zz0002pmnn
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Murder--California--Los Angeles County
Hammers--United States
Crime
Legal
Evidence, Criminal
Phillips, Clara, 1899---Trials, litigation, etc
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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