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John G. Moore on witness stand for police shooting, 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.
35-year-old William Focher was mistakenly shot by police, believed to have held up the Olympic Auditorium. Moore accompanied Focher to the Auditorium the evening he was shot and killed.
Coronor Monfort, left, addresses Moore, sitting beside him on the witness stand, before an attentive jury.
This photograph is likely related to the article, "Killing Held Justifiable," Los Angeles Times, 16 Jul 1935: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 1217 -- John G. Moore mistake killing [stamped:] JUL 22 1935
Handwritten on negative: John G. Moore on stand
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Coroners--California--Los Angeles
Police shootings--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Monfort, Frank, 1876-1966
Moore, John, b. 1910 or 11
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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