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Judge Fletcher Bowron with children of custody battle, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
Aug 8, 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.
Photograph of Judge Fletcher Bowron with Betty Jean Ballinger [later Jackson] and Robert Arthur Ballinger, children involved in a bitter custody battle between their parents, Noah A. Ballinger and Miriam Ballinger Billingsley. According to a related article, before making his decision in the hearing, Judge Bowron questioned the two children.
Refer to article: "Youngsters' Time Divided," Los Angeles Times, 9 Aug. 1935: A1.
Text on negative sleeve: 1565 - Aug 14, 1935; L to R, Robert Ballinger - 6 yr; Judge Fletcher Bowron; Betty Jean Ballinger - 11 yr, 8/8/35; Child Custody Case
Handwritten on negative: [Right] Bety Jean Ballinger; [Left] Robert Ballinger, 8/8/35; [bottom] Judge Fletcher Bowron
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Custody of children--California--Los Angeles
Brothers and sisters
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Jackson, Betty Jean Ballinger, b. 1923
Bowron, Fletcher, 1887-1968
Ballinger, Robert Arthur, 1928-2005
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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