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.
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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