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Title
Judge Robert W. Kenny presiding over the divorce case of Marie Pergain Jennings, Los Angeles, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
May 23, 1933
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.
Judge Robert W. Kenny presiding over the divorce proceedings of pianist Marie Pergain Jennings, in the witness stand, and her husband.
A different photograph taken on the same occasion appears with the article, "Wife Wins Divorce in Quick Time; Pianist Liberated From Marital Ties," Los Angeles Times, 24 May 1933: A16.
Marie Pergain is recorded as an actress and a piano student of Dr. James Alexis Kall in the late 1920's (Los Angeles Times). Youca Troubetzkoy divorced Marie Victoria Pergain in June 1931 (Los Angeles Times). Ancestry.com documents Marie Troubetzkoy living with Elsie Swan (35, her mother?), Cecile Pergain (18) and Cleo Pergain (13) in Beverly Hills in the 1930 Census.
Handwritten on negative: L to R Marie Pergain Jennings, Robert Kenny
Text from negative sleeve: Kenny, Robert W. Judge
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5360
ark:/21198/zz002cvcfw
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Kenny, Robert W. (Robert Walker), 1901-1976
Jennings, Marie Pergain Troubetzkoy, b. 1911
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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