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Mother Ruth, widow of Krishna Venta, reunites with two of her daughters at Los Angeles International Airport, 1958
Date Created and/or Issued
December 12, 1958
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-2993
Mother Ruth came from Alaska on the occasion of the bombing of Fountain of the World headquarters in Box Canyon, near Chatsworth and Simi Valley, where her husband, Krishna Venta, and others were killed.
LA Times caption: VENTA'S WIDOW ARRIVES - Mother Ruth, widow of Cult Leader Krishna Venta, is greeted by two of her daughters, Lael, 8, and Sharva, 11, as she arrives at Los Angeles International Airport from group's colony in Alaska.
Daily Mirror caption: WIDOW OF SLAIN LEADER OF RELIGIOUS CULT ARRIVES FROM ALASKA - Mother Ruth is greeted at airport by two of her daughters, Lael, 8, and Sharva, 11.
b&w negative
No linguistic content
Family--California, Southern
Airports--California--Los Angeles County
Mothers and daughters
Cults--California--Ventura County
Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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