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Title
Ralph Sheldon in court, Los Angeles, 1930 or 1931
Date Created and/or Issued
1930-1931
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) 825-2253
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Two men, seated, one covering his face with his hand, with about eight people, mostly men, seated behind, with block wall in background
Related to Los Angeles Times article, January 3, 1931, Sheldon Trial Begins Monday, Gunman Engaged in Fight With Three Policemen, Faces Charge of Attempt to Commit Murder, Battle Brought Action Against Gambling Ships. Trial of Ralph Sheldon, eastern gunman and hoodlum, on three counts of assault to murder three Long Beach policemen in a waterfront gun battle two weeks ago, yesterday was set for next Monday … Sheldon maintained that his true name is James Sherman, the name he gave police when arrested, but the police say they have otherwise identified him. … His indictment grew out gun battle … following the kidnaping of E.L. (Zeke) Caress … on his way to collect $50,000 ransom …
Photograph is slightly blurred
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: Sheldon, Ralph, Kidnap case, 1930
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_3070
3070
ark:/21198/zz002cmm6h
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Legal
People
Sheldon, Ralph, 1901-1944
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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