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Two photographs of Ruth Attaway who died after an illegal abortion, rephotographed, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 15, 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.
Hands holding two print photographs of Ruth Attaway, age 16, who died after an illegal abortion.
Photograph at right appears with the article, "Girl Death Quiz Opens: Grand Jury to Investigate "Doctor's" Activities and Two Men Sought," Los Angeles Times, 21 Aug. 1935: A2.
Text from negative sleeve: 1741. Ruth Attaway, abortion death victim, 8/15/35.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Criminal investigations--California--Los Angeles
Victims of crimes--California--Los Angeles
Abortions--California--Los Angeles
Attaway, Ruth, 1919 or 20-1935
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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