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Kidnapper William Edward Hickman is apprehended, Los Angeles County, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
June 1934
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.
Hickman sits on a bench with his hands folded on top of a pile of blankets in his lap.
Photograph appears with the article, "A notice Kidnapping," Los Angeles Times, 17 June 1934: J4.
Seventeen people - men, women and children have during the past thirteen years been kidnapped by seventeen different kidnappers. They have all been captured by the authorities and several have been executed. Hickman was the only kidnapper who received any ransom money but he was apprehended before he could spend very much of it.
Handwritten on negative: Wm Edward Hickman
Text from negative sleeve: HICKMAN, WILLIAM EDWARD
Text from newspaper caption: From the top of the "C" to the bottom: Gordon Stewart Northrop, Edward Hickman, Luella Pearl Hammer and E. H. Van Dorn. The first two were hanged. The second two were jailed.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Criminals--California--Los Angeles County
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles County
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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