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Ruth Robbins copies cases of the Municipal Court, Los Angeles, 1938
Date Created and/or Issued
December 22, 1938
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.
Ruth sits at a desk peering over documentation with a large stack of records beside her.
Photograph appears with the article, "Municipal Court Filings Reach 500,000 in 12 Years," Los Angeles Times, 26 Dec 1938: 10.
Since the city courts were organized on February 1, 1926 there have been half a million filings, which have all personally been added to the ledgers by Miss Ruth Robbins.
Text from newspaper caption: Ruth Robbins, deputy clerk of the Municipal Court, who has entered 500,000 filings by hand since Feb. 1, 1926.
Handwritten on negative: Ruth Robbins Dec 22, 1938
Text from negative sleeve: 15261 - Ruth Robbins Clerk Files 500,000th COURT CASE DEC 22 '38
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Municipal government--California--Los Angeles
Robbins, Ruth, 1901-1984
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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