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Leon Yankwich and Daniel Beecher examine threat note, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa February 1, 1934]
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.
Judge Yankwich and deputy District Attorney Daniel Beecher examine a threat note sent to Yankwich, the envelope of which also contains Silver Shirt (an American, anti-Jewish Fascist party) propaganda.
This photograph appears in the article, "Judge in Aimee Civil Suit Receives Threat Letter. Silver Shirt Propaganda Inclosed; Warning Interrupts Film Case and Starts Investigation." Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 1934: A1.
Text from newspaper caption: Silver Shirt Inquiry Ordered. Recipient of a threatening note, with an inclosure referring to "The Silver Shirts," Superior Judge Yankwich referred the matter to the District Attorney's office for investigation. Below is Judge Yankwich, left, conferring with Daniel Beecher, deputy District Attorney in charge of inquiry.
Handwritten on negative: Judge Leon Yankwich. Daniel Beecher, Dep. Da.
Text from negative sleeve: Yankwich, Leon.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Beecher, Daniel, 1882-1952
Yankwich, Léon R. (Léon René), b. 1888
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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