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Rose Thomas, arrested for stealing rose plants, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 14, 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.
Portrait of Mrs. Rose Thomas, 81, at the courthouse. Mrs. Thomas was arrested stealing two potted rose bushes away from Lands Nursery on S. Cochran Street. While leaving the courthouse, she remarked to the judge that she loves roses - possibly her motive for the theft.
Photograph was published along with an article in Los Angeles Times. Refer to: "Name-Flower Her Passion," Los Angeles Times, Aug 15, 1935: 16
Text from negative sleeve: 1647 0 Aug 22 1935, Rose Thomas, Rose Theft, 8-14-35
Handwritten on negative: [to the right] Rose Thomas
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Robberies--California--Los Angeles
Thomas, Rose, b. 1853 or 54
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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