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Title
Suspect Edna Herbst and special investigator Blayney Matthews, Pasadena, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
December 1933
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.
Edna watches Matthews closely as he reads over a document.
Close friend of Dr. Leonard Siever, Edna Herbst is being questioned in his death, after the dentist was found shot in the head and the heart.
Photograph appears with the article, "Arrest Looms as Possibility," Los Angeles Times, 29 Dec 1933: A2.
Text from negative sleeve: HERBST, EDNA MRS. Society Matron questioned in Dentist's death, Leonard Siever.
Text from newspaper caption: Society Matrons Questioned in Dentist's Death Below-Mrs. Edna Herbst and Blayney Matthews, chief special investigator of the District Attorney's office.
Handwritten on negative: Mrs. Edna Herbst + Blaney Matthews
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_9438
ark:/21198/zz002dhh9p
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Books
Paperwork
Criminal investigations--California--Pasadena
Matthews, Blayney F., 1894-1962
Herbst, Edna
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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