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Title
Veva K. Nelson, mother of 9-year-old actress Norma Gene Nelson, during a divorce and custody battle with her husband Norman, Los Angeles, 1940
Contributor
Nelson, Veva K. (subject)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
copyrighted
Copyright is owned by the UC Regents
Description
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Nelson, Vera K. - Mrs.
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Mrs. Veva Nelson
Veva K. Nelson (27), mother of 9-year-old film actress Norma Gene Nelson, in court to sue her husband Norman (65) for divorce. Mrs. Nelson claimed her husband was cruel to her and Norma Gene and was almost continuously intoxicated for the past five years. Mr. Nelson denied the charges, but custody of the young actress was given to her mother.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.losAngelesDailyNews:3595
22707
uclamss_1379_22707-01
ark:/21198/zz0027zh9f
Subject
Divorce -- California -- Los Angeles
Custody of children -- California -- Los Angeles
Legal
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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