Skip to main content

Image / Kidnappers of William F. Gettle in prison waiting to plead guilty at ...

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

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
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.
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)
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Gettle, William F., 1887-1941
Kirk, James F
Kerrigan, Larry
Williams, Roy A
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: