Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Jewel Inez Joseph, mother of Ruth Attaway who died after an illegal abortion, photographed in a courtroom. Josephus appears to be exiting the witness stand during in inquest, with the judge seated on the left, possible grand jury member seated at right. Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Writ Issued Over Death: So-called Doctor and Wife Accused of Murder in Girl Operation Case," 22 Aug. 1935. Text from negative sleeve: 1741. Jewel Inez Joseph 8/22/35. Mother of Ruth Attaway who died after an abortion & coroner Frank W. Monfort. [Stamped:] August 27 1935. Written on negative: Jewel Inez Josephs 8/22/35.
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Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles Abortions--California--Los Angeles Attaway, Ruth, 1919 or 20-1935 Joseph, Jewel Inez, b. 1899 or 1900