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Title
Fay Legault is sentenced to one to ten years of prison for manslaughter, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
April 30, 1935
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.
Fay is a woman with short dark hair and heavy circles under her eyes. She wears all black with a matching fur cape and leans backwards over the chair she sits in.
Photograph appears with the article, "Widow Calm at Imposing of Penalty," Los Angeles Times, 30 Apr 1935: A8.
Despite the hysterics displayed during her trial Fay LeGault received her sentence for one to ten years at the California Correctional Institution for women in Tehachapi quietly. Fay was convicted on February 24th of fatally stabbing her husband Phillip during an argument.
Text from negative sleeve: LE GAULT, FAY 1935
Handwritten on negative: Fay LeGault
Text from newspaper caption: Mrs. Fay LeGault
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5497
ark:/21198/zz002cvj55
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Sentences (Criminal procedures)--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Widows
Legault, Fay, b. 1888 or 89-1947
California Correctional Institution
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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