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.
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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