Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. This photograph appears with the article, "Net Tightens on Couple in Skeele Kidnap Case, Ransom Note Typewriter Found; Man Suspect Ex-Convict; Grand Jury Action Sought," Los Angeles Times, February 10, 1933 Mary B. Skeele, wearing coat, face obscured by blindfold, in the driveway near porch of the bungalow house of Luella Pearl Hammer where she was held (623 Buckeye St.), with son Franklin B. Skeele guiding her, Detective Joe Taylor at left, and 2 other men on porch, with garage in left background and potted plants on porch wall Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 10144 - Mrs. Mary B. Skeeles - 1934 Kidnaping - (Return to Library [Stamped:] Dec 19 [1934?] [1937?] Text from newspaper caption: Scenes in Sensational Drama Aftermath of Holding for Ransom Wife of S.C. Dean of Music. Blindfolded, Mrs. Skeele is taken through house and grounds of the Pasadena home by Chief of Detectives Taylor, left, and her son, Franklin Skeele.
b&w nitrate negative
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Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles Government Crime People Taylor, Joseph, 1878-1955 Skeele, Franklin Bosworth, 1893-1969 Skeele, Mary Bosworth, 1867-1942