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Josephine Mendes, recently divorced actress, measuring her small feet with a ruler, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 18, 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.
Photograph of Josephine Mendes sitting on a table measuring her feet with a ruler. There is a typewriter and some boxes in the background.
This photograph appears with the article, “Cinderella Film Girl Freed: DECEPTION TALE WINS ACTRESS ANNULMENT,” Los Angeles Times, 18 Sep 1935: A3.
Newspaper caption: Josephine Mendes, claimant of Hollywood’s smallest feet, is shown here as she appeared in court yesterday to win annulment of her marriage to Joseph Y. Fernandez, with who she eloped to Mexico last March. Her shoes are size 1 B width.
Text from negative sleeve: 2174-Josephine Mendes, actress, smallest feet, Divorce, 9-17-35, [Stamped:] Sep 19, 1935.
Handwritten on negative: Josephine Mendes, 9-17-35.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Actresses--American--California--Los Angeles
Mendes, Josephine
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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