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Gray Everett McNeer, charged with murder, with his mother Lola McNeer, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
October 24, 1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Wife Death Quiz Opens," Los Angeles Times, 25 Oct 1934: A2.
Gray Everett lies back in a wheelchair with a visor covering his eyes. His mother sits beside him with her hand on his chest, and his hand on top of her own.
Mr. McNeer is accused of shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself, but maintains that the reverse happened and his wife's death was her own attempted murder-suicide. The bullet is still lodged in his brain.
Handwritten on negative: Mrs Lola McNeer Gray Everett McNeer
Text from negative sleeve: MCNEER, GRAY EVERETT MURDER CASE, 1934
Text from newspaper caption: Gray Everett McNeer, with a bullet in his brain, who went on trial yesterday on a charge of wife murder. His mother, Mrs. Lola McNeer, is pictured with him.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Sons--American--California--Los Angeles
Wounds & injuries--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Mothers--California--Los Angeles
McNeer, Gray Everett, 1902 or 03-1964
McNeer, Lola, 1869-1936
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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