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Edward C. Godfrey at police shooting case, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa July 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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Ed Godfrey stands beside a window in a crowded courtroom, wearing a white shirt and with one hand on his hip,
This photograph is likely related to the article, "Killing Held Justifiable," Los Angeles Times, 16 Jul 1935: A1.
35-year-old William Focher was mistakenly shot by police, believed to have held up the Olympic Auditorium. Ed Godfrey, a relative of Focher's, believed Lou Daro was involved in the murder due to a debt he owed Focher's brother.
Text from negative sleeve: 1217-- Ed Godfrey Mistake Killing [stamped:] JUL 22 1935
Handwritten on negative: Ed Godfrey (standing)
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Police shootings--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Godfrey, Edward C., 1881-1960
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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