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Mrs. Ruth Anna Toms, widow of murder victim C. Ivy Toms, Los Angeles, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
February, 1928
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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
C. Ivy Toms, late husband of Ruth Anna Toms, was murdered by William Edward Hickman and Welby Hunt on December 24, 1926. Mrs. Toms provided a detailed witness testimony of the murder on February 21, 1928 when Hickman and Hunt were on trial.
This photograph is possibly related to the article, "Will Link Up Oral Evidence," Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb 1928: A2.
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward
Handwritten on negative: Mrs Ruth Toms
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Widows--California--Los Angeles
Toms, Ruth Anna
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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