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Title
Burmah White, Lula Lane, and Violet Dillon in court, Los Angeles, 1933
Date Created and/or Issued
September 8, 1933
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
A trial to determine whether or not Burmah White was the partner in crime of her late husband on the night of a fatal robbery.
Burmah, Officer Lane, and Violet sit in a row at the front of the courtroom. Burmah stares directly into the camera with a smile on her face, Officer Lane sits with her hands folded over the purse in her lap and Violet holds a tissue beneath her nose, her eyes downcast.
Photograph appears with the article, "Ex-Publisher Views Body," Los Angeles Times, 09 Sep 1933: A2.
Text from negative sleeve: White, Burmah Adams. 3304 -
Text from newspaper caption: Leading Figures at White Inquest Left-Crombie Allen, retired publisher (right) testifying before Deputy Coroner Montfort at the inquest. Allen identified White as the man who robbed him and Miss Cora Withington, shooting the latter. He could not identify Mrs. White, Right-Mrs. Burmah White, widow of the dead bandit; Policewoman Lula Lane, and Mrs. Violet Dillon, sister of the dead man, at the inquest.
Handwritten on negative: Burmah White
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_12276
ark:/21198/zz002h898c
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Widows
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Dillon, Violet
Lane, Lula, b. 1893
White, Burmah A., b. 1914
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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