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Title
Josephine Mendes, recently divorced actress, measuring her small feet with a ruler, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 18, 1935
1935-09-18
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
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.
Type
image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_8632
ark:/21198/zz002dgjht
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Actresses--American--California--Los Angeles
Mendes, Josephine
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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