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Dr. Ralph Wagner discussing extortion threats with Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz and Joseph E. P. Dunn, Santa Clarita, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 5, 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.
This photograph is similar to a different photograph published with the article noted. The caption of the photograph published with the article reads: “Dr. Ralph Waldo Wagner, psychologist, astrologer and sports impresario, is shown here telling Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, left, and Joseph E. P. Dunn, right, head of the local division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Department of Justice, details of an extortioner’s [sic] plot demanding $10,000 from him on threat of death”.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “Plotters Threaten Death-to Rancher; Demand $10,000: Extortioners [sic] Peril Rich Sportsman but Evade Intricate Man-Trap of Two Score Officers DOCTOR THREATENED IN EXTORTION PLOT,” Los Angeles Times, 5 Aug. 1935.
Text from negative sleeve: 1445—Joseph Dunn, Ralph Wagner, Eugene Biscailuz, Wagner Xtortion [sic] plot. [Stamped:] AUG 8-1935.
Handwritten on negative: Joseph Dunn, Ralph Wagner, Eugene Biscailuz.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Extortion--California--Santa Clarita
Law enforcement--California--Santa Clarita
Ranchers--California--Santa Clarita
Biscailuz, Eugene W., 1883-1969
Dunn, Joseph E.P
Wagner, Ralph Waldo
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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