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Assailant William Hardy with detectives, retracing the crime scene, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
February 11, 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.
Photograph relates to article: "Child Found Near Death From Blows: Confession Made By Brother," Los Angeles Times, 12 Feb. 1935: 1.
In 1935, William Hardy confessed to the beating of his half-sister Helen Katherine Williams with a hammer. The photograph depicts Hardy in handcuffs retracing the event with investigators,
Lieutenant Joe Filkas is holding a pair of spectacles that Hardy admitted disposing of.
Text on negative sleeve: Hardy, William Murder Suspect
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Criminal investigations--California--Los Angeles
Detectives--California--Los Angeles
Hardy, William, b. 1912 or 13
Filkas, Joseph, 1897-1968
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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