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Mrs. Elizabeth Besenty on the witness stand during the Arthur Burch murder trial, Los Angeles, 1921
Date Created and/or Issued
December 8, 1921
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 appears with the article, "SAW KENNEDY DEATH SHOT FIRED, WOMAN TESTIFIES.," Los Angeles Times, 9 Dec. 1921: II1
Judge Sidney N. Reeve, left, observes Mrs. Elizabeth Besenty, right, on the witness stand. District Attorney Asa Keyes sits with his back to the camera to the left of an unidentified man. An American flag hangs behind the judge's bench.
Mrs. Elizabeth Besenty testified as a witness during the Arthur C. Burch murder trial that took place in December, 1921. She lived near J. Belton Kennedy, the murder victim, in the Beverly Glen neighborhood.
Text from negative sleeve: BURCH, A. C., MURDER CASE
Text from newspaper caption: Says Burch Appeared at Murder Cabin After Killing. Mrs. Elizabeth Besenty on Witness Stand in Judge Reeve's Court. Dep. Dist.-Atty. Keyes is seated with his back to the camera.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Trials (Murder)--California--Los Angeles
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Burch, Arthur C. (Arthur Courtenay), 1893-1944
Reeve, Sidney N., 1877-1927
Besenty, Elizabeth, 1885-1972
Keyes, Asa, 1877-1934
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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