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Fleeta and William Gettle happily embrace after his kidnapping, Beverly Hills, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
May 15, 1934
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.
Mrs. Gettle happily embraces her husband, who has recently returned from being kidnapped. She declared herself, "America's happiest woman."
This photograph appears with the article, "Doctor Gives Gettle Physical Examination to Determine Effects of Kidnapping. Eyes Found Irritated. Ankles Bruises Discovered. Happy Scenes Enacted at Victim's Home as He and Family Hold Reunion. Released Millionaire Lauds Federal County and City Officials' Assistance," Los Angeles Times, 16 May 1935: 6.
Handwritten on negative: WM F. Gettle + Wife. May 1934.
Text from negative sleeve: 1518- Aug. 14, 1935. Mr. and Mrs. William F. Gettle [originally typed as 'Settle'].
Text from newspaper caption: "America's Happiest Woman" Assured of the recovery of her health from an attack of pneumonia and reunited with her kidnapped husband. Mrs. William F. Gettle, after many anxious hours, declares herself to be one of America's happiest women. She is shown above in the arms of her husband yesterday at their Beverly Hills home.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Millionaires--California--Beverly Hills
Gettle, William F., 1887-1941
Gettle, Fleeta Beatrice Girten, 1901-1935
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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