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Catherine Geist seeks monetary compensation, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 13, 1936
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 appears with the article, "Singer Sues on Injuries," Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan 1936: 3.
Miss Geist's lawsuit is being directed against the owner of the South Kenmore property Mrs. Ray Kohn, who maintains that Miss Geist had passed over the same spot many times before and her accident was due to her own negligence.
Text from negative sleeve: 3246 - Catherine Geist Accident Suit -> opera singer fell + missed performance 1-15-36 [stamped:] Jan 13 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Catherine Geist, singer, slipped on a gravel-strewn sidewalk and suffered injuries which necessitated the cancellation of an operatic engagement she declared yesterday in her suit for $15,000 against the owner of the property where the accident occurred.
Handwritten on negative: Catherine Geist 1-15-36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Portrait photographs
Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Opera singers
Geist, Catherine
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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