Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. This photograph appears with the article, “From Underworld to Ocean,” Los Angeles Times, 19 Jul. 1935: A12. Handwritten on negative: Mona Rehling, Chief James. E. Davis, Mabel D. Stevens 7/11/35 Text from newspaper caption: A step toward disarmament, at least as far as the underworld is concerned, was taken yesterday as police gathered together more than $2000 worth of weapons, confiscated from lawbreakers, preparatory to dumping the arms into the ocean. Looking at the heap of weapons are, left to right, Policewoman Rehling, Chief of Police Davis and Policewoman Stevens. The Chief and Miss Stevens, incidentally, are among the champion gun-wielders of the department. Text from negative sleeve: 1283—Mona Rehling (Policewoman), Chief. James. E. Davis, Mabel D. Stevens (Policewoman), Old Guns to be destroyed 7/11/35. [Stamped:] JUL 22 1935.
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Arms control Firearms Policewomen--California--Los Angeles Police--California--Los Angeles Davis, James E. (James Edgar), 1889-1949 Stevens, Mabel D. 1896-1974 Rehling, Mona 1901-1969