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Title
Mugshot of Ralph Muller and portrait of Peter Kamenoff, the two men suspected of bombing the Fountain of the World headquarters. B. 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
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) 825-2986
Description
The bombing of the building, in Box Canyon, near Chatsworth and Simi Valley, killed the group's leader, Krishna Venta, and nine other followers, including children. Kamenoff and Muller were former members of the sect and also killed in the blast.
RIVAL LEADER - Ralph Muller (Jeroham) tried to form his own group.
OUSTED - Peter Kamenoff (Elzibah) was banned from colony by leader.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
b367_114115u-2
ark:/21198/zz00140c9b
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Cults--California--Ventura County
Bombings--California
Crime
People
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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