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Captain Eddie Chitwood inspects his shattered windshield, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
March 20, 1935
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.
Captain Chitwood holds a rock in front of his windshield which displays a large spider-web crack.
Photograph appears with the article, "Rock Echoes Dope Drive," Los Angeles Times, 21 Mar 1935: A1.
Captain Chitwood, head of the police narcotic squad, believes a group of marijuana peddlers are responsible for hurling a cobblestone at his car while he was driving at Main and Lamar streets. Captain Chitwood was injured by a few glass particles that flew into his eyes but avoided crashing into another vehicle and any other serious injury.
Text from negative sleeve: CHITWOOD, EDDIE POLICE CAPT.
Handwritten on negative: Eddie Chitwood
Text from newspaper caption: Capt. Eddie Chitwood examining the cobblestone hurled at his car, supposedly by one of a gang of dope peddlers. The windshield was shattered and Chitwood cut by broken glass.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Broken glass
Police--California--Los Angeles
Chitwood, Eddie
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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