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Rex H.W. Albrextondare in Los Angeles, 1931
Date Created and/or Issued
April, 1931
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.
In 1924, Rex H. W. Albrextonare was accused of practicing medicine without a license and for swindling approximately $35,000 from former admirers of his “work”. Before this, he was found guilty of charges filed against him in 1923 of the deaths of two girls from Orange. In 1930, Albrextondare and Mrs. Ruth Shaw were charged for petty theft and violation of the State Medical Act.
Rex H. W. Albrextondare wears a uniform, cape, and officer’s hat and salutes to the camera while standing against a wall.
Text from negative sleeve: [handwritten] Albrextondare, R. H. W. + Home (3 of 3) Rex (1573 Chevy Chase) false doctor octogenarian
Handwritten on negative: Handwritten on negative: R. H. W. Albrextondare
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Albrextondare, Rex H. W
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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