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Myrtle St. Pierre with attorney Lorrin Andrews at the County Courthouse, Los Angeles, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
June 1932
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.
Perhaps related to the article titled "Hutton Accuser Swoons. Spectators Banished as Suing Nurse Tells Wild Love Scene, Asserting Betrayal by Aimee's Mate." Los Angeles Times, 22 Jun. 1932: A1.
In 1932, Myrtle St. Pierre brought a breach of promise suit against David Hutton two days after his marriage to the evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. The jury awarded her $5,000.
Photograph of breach of promise plaintiff Myrtle St. Pierre during the court proceedings, limp and kneeling beside a chair, assisted by attorney Lorrin Andrews who supports her.
Handwritten on negative: L & R. Myrtle St. Pierre. Lorrin Andrews.
Text from negative sleeve: St. Pierre, Myrtle (Joan), brought suit against David Hutton for betrayal in '34?
b&w nitrate negative
Trials (Breach of promise)--California--Los Angeles
Andrews, Lorrin, 1872-1953
Los Angeles County Courthouse (Los Angeles, Calif.)
St. Pierre, Myrtle Hazel Joan, b. 1902 or 1903
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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