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Former Racing Commissioner Claude Parker testifying on political corruption in the horse racing community, Los Angeles, March 5, 1940
Date Created and/or Issued
March 5, 1940
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
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Claude Parker, former Racing Commissioner, preparing to testify during an investigation of political corruption in the horse racing community. Parker announced that he resigned from his position as commissioner when he found out Hollywood Park was promised winter racing dates after making a $150,000 donation to the Democratic State Central Committee
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Parker, Claude (Race Hearing - LA) March 1940; re: campaign funds being given for preferred racing dates
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Claude Parker
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Corruption--California--Los Angeles
Investigation--California--Los Angeles
Horse racing
Parker, Claude
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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