Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. This photograph is related to the article, “Quarter-Ton Prisoner Crowds City’s Lock-Up,” Los Angeles Times, 19 Nov. 1935: 2. This photograph appears with the article, “Damage Left by Storm From North Atlantic Which Lashed New England Coast,” Los Angeles Times, 19 Nov. 1935: 18. Handwritten on negative: L yr, James Hanley, 105 lbs, + Peter David, 524 lbs. 11-18-35. Text from newspaper caption: LARGEST AND SMALLEST PRISONERS. Peter Davis, 524 pound youth, was arrested yesterday on vagrancy charge and taken to Lincoln Heights jail. He was lodged after some difficulty in cell beside James Hanley, who weighs only 105. Text from negative sleeve: 2826-Peter Davis, James Hanley, 524 Lb’er in jail, 11-18-35. [Stamped:] Nov 22, 1935.
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Jails--California--Los Angeles Criminals--California--Los Angeles Hanley, James b. 1912 Davis, Peter, b. 1913