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Title
Mourners at Jackson Barnett’s funeral, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
June 7, 1934
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The death of Jackson Barnett, a wealthy Native American man, in 1934 stirred controversy when a woman whose marriage to him had been voided claimed to be a custodian of his body. After much dispute with different Native American agencies and some delay, Barnett was buried at Hollywood Cemetery with a Christian funeral service.
This photograph is likely related to the article, “Jackson Barnett Buried,” Los Angeles Times, 8 Jun 1934: A1.
A group of mourners gather outside a Hollywood cemetery at 720 W. Washington Boulevard for the funeral services of Jackson Barnett.
Text from negative sleeve: Barnett, Jackson Funeral Mrs. Jackson Barnett
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_1170
ark:/21198/zz002dbkg0
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Funeral rites & ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Barnett, Jackson, $ 1856-1934
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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