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Edith and Renee Chapman, who received substantial injuries in a car crash, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 3, 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.
Edith and Renee stand together with their arms around each others' waists.
The Chapman sisters' were riding in a car struck by Chandler House last December, which has caused them both to lose the ability to dance and prompted a suit for $11,000 in damages.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Dancer Asks Crash Cash," Los Angeles Times, 04 Oct 1935: 3.
Text from negative sleeve: 2491 - L to R Edith Chapman Renee Chapman (sister dance team) accident Suit 10-3-35 [stamped:] Oct 22 1935
Handwritten on negative: LtoR - Edith Chapman - Renee Chapman - 10-3-35
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Dancers--American--California--Los Angeles
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Sisters--American--California--Los Angeles
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Chapman, Edith
Chapman, Renee
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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