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Laura de la Puente is witness in car accident, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 13, 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.
Tougher penalties for drunken and reckless drivers are to start being enforced in California. 232 drivers were brought into Municipal Judge Scott's court for traffic citations, 26 of whom chose to serve jail time in lieu of paying fines. Charles H. Holmes was sentenced for colliding with the back of a vehicle driven by Laura de la Puente.
A smiling Laura poses, wearing a large sunhat.
Photograph appears with the article, "Law Grips at Drivers," Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep 1935: A1.
Handwritten on negative: Laura de la Puente 9-13-35
Text from newspaper caption: Laura de la Puente
Text from negative sleeve: 2233 - Laura de la Puente Peruvian film dancer accident witness 9-13-35 [stamped:] Sep
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Dancers--Peruvian--California--Los Angeles
De la Puente, Laura (Maria Laura La Puente), b. 1905
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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