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Leah Clampitt Sewell tries to go to court, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Leah wears a thick piece of fur over her shoulders and holds one hand up as if taking an oath.
Judge McComb has postponed Mrs. Clampitt Sewell's case until May 14th. She asks $2000 a month separate maintenance, $50,000 attorney fees and $2500 court costs.
Photograph appears with the article, "Sewell Estate Receiver Sought by Suing Wife," Los Angeles Times, 03 May 1935: A10.
Text from newspaper caption: Mrs. Leah Clampitt Sewell, figure in the quadrangle divorce case, appeared in alimony court yesterday. She asked a receiver for the estate of Barton Sewell, her estranged husband, estimating it worth $14,000,000.
Handwritten on negative: Mrs Barton Sewell
Text from negative sleeve: 1213 Mrs. Barton Sewell (now Mrs. Charles /Taley)
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Sewell, Leah Clampitt
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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