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Police Chief Guy C. Welch and merchant M. Osburn, Whittier, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 21, 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.
A new card system has been created by Chief of Police Guy C. Welch in order to prevent the passing of bad checks which includes a series of questions including automobile license, eye color, height and weight in order to track down any criminals.
Photograph appears with the article, "Tough for Bad Check Passer," Los Angeles Times, 07 Jan 1936: A5.
Miss Osburn holds a fan of the identification cards as she stands at a jewelry counter next to Chief Welch.
Handwritten on negative: Police chief Guy Welch and Mrs M Osborn
Text from newspaper caption: Chief of Police Guy C. Welch of Whittier shows Miss M. Osburn, clerk in Whittier store, how to fill out the new identification cards which are to be required of all persons asking to cash checks and who are not known to the merchant.
Text from negative sleeve: 3285 - L. to R. Police chief Guy Welch + Miss M. Osburn of Whittier Merchants Identification Card 1-7-36 [stamped:] Jan 21 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Welch, Guy Crittendon, b. 1879 or 1880
Osburn, M
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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