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Title
Kidnappers of William F. Gettle in prison waiting to plead guilty at trial, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[May 1934]
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) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Kidnappers James Kirk, Larry Kerrigan, and Roy Williams awaiting trial for the kidnapping and ransom of wealthy Beverly Hills business man, William F. Gettle. Gettle was kidnapped from his country home in Arcadia, May 9, 1934. The men pled guilty to kidnapping and received life sentences at San Quentin prison.
Handwritten on negative: James Kirk, Larry Kerrigan, Roy Williams
Text on negative sleeve: Kirk, James (Gettle kidnapping)
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5353
ark:/21198/zz002cvc68
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Kidnappings--California--Arcadia
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Gettle, William F., 1887-1941
Kirk, James F
Kerrigan, Larry
Williams, Roy A
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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