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California Institution for Women, cottage interior, Tehachapi, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
November, 1933
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.
This photograph, cropped, appears with the article “Man Rules at Tehachapi, New State Women’s Prison is No Adamless Eden; Comfort Feature of Luxurious Institution.” Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 1933: A1
Matron Alva M. Brittain, in white uniform dress, standing, smiling, holding telephone, at left; another woman, in light dress and necklace, seated, at right; in room with tile or linoleum floor, single bed with bedspread and floor lamp at center, dresser and table at left, chairs at right, rug in foreground, 3 doors in background
Text from newspaper caption: Elaborate Establishment Houses Fair Lawbreakers. Interior of one of honor cottages at institution, with Matron Alva M. Brittain at telephone.
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: California, Tehachipi, Womens prison, 1933
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Women's prisons--California--Tehachapi
California Institution for Women (Tehachapi, Calif.)
Brittain, Alva M., b. 1892
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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