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Attorney George Penney with his convicted client Elliot B. Thomas, Los Angeles, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
November 1932
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) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Former Redondo Beach school superintendent Elliot B. Thomas has been sentenced to serve one to fourteen years at San Quentin Penitentiary for the forgery of pay vouchers drawn against the County Treasury. He has misappropriated approximately $10,000.
Photograph appears with the article, "Thomas Given Prison Term," Los Angeles Times, 08 Nov 1932: A3.
Thomas and Penney stand in the courtroom with their hands behind their backs.
Text from negative sleeve: THOMAS, ELLIOTT B. KIDNAP CASE, [stamped:] 1932
Handwritten on negative: LtR George Penney + Elliott B. Thomas
Text from newspaper caption: Listening to Sentence Elliot B. Thomas, right, standing beside his attorney, George Penney, while judge sentences former school head for forgery.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
School superintendents--California--Los Angeles
Thomas, Elliot Boal, b. 1896-1981
Penney, George, b. 1897 or 98
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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