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William Whitman, twice acquitted for the same murder, stands with his attorney, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
June 18, 1935
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.
This photograph [cropped] appears with the article, "Gains Liberty; Man Twice On Trial for Death Free; Whitman Dodges Shadow of Gallows When Fitts Aide Asks Case Be Dropped," Los Angeles Times, 19 Jan. 1935: A6.
Photograph of William R. Whitwell (left) and his attorney Joseph Ryan confering during Whitwell's second trial on charges he killed Richard Nagle during a robbery. Whitwell was acquitted at both trials.
Text from newspaper caption: William R. Whitwell, who was set free on eve of third trial.
Handwritten on negative: L to R Wm R. Whitwell, Joseph W. Ryan. 1-18-35.
Text from negative sleeve: Whitwell, William R. Murder case, 1935.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Criminal investigations--California--Los Angeles
Whitwell, William, 1879-1969
Ryan, Joseph, 1901-1969
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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