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Otis T. Shields, wife Violet, and sons Tommy and Jackie, during murder trial, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
July 30, 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 appears in the article, "Children to Defend Father in Killing. Cries of Death Related by Boy in Shields Case," Los Angeles Times, 31 Jul. 1935: A12.
Otis T. Shields with his wife, Violet Ruby Shields, and their two sons, Tommy and Jackie, in court during Mr. Shields murder trial.
Text from newspaper caption: Two small children of Otis Shields and his wife, Violet Shields, will be called upon to testify in the murder case growing out of the death of Milton Shoup and they will tell their stories in defense of their father, who is accused of the crime. The boys, shown with their parents are Tommy, 8 years of age, on the left, and Jackie, 5.
Text from negative sleeve: 1480- Aug. 8, 1935. Otis Shields + wife Violet + children, Tommy + Jackie. Shields
Handwritten on negative: Otis Shields & wife Violet & sons Tommy - 8, & Jackie - 5. 7-30-35.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Judicial proceedings
Shields, Jack W. (Jack Wilbur), 1930-2002
Shields, Violet Ruby, 1907-1979
Shields, Otis Thurman, 1904-1962
Shields, Thomas D. (Thomas Donald), 1927-1994
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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