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Title
Leslie Ray Raymond suicide note, first page, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
December 6, 1935
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.
Reported in the article, "Suicide Ends Love Mix-Up. Radio Announcer's Farewell to Wife Hints Niece as 'Other Woman,'" Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 1935: 3.
First page of the suicide note left by Leslie Ray Raymond, who killed himself by asphyxiation by inhalation of automobile emission. He had been a radio announcer in Oakland, California, known as "Brother Bob." In his suicide note he confesses having an affair with his niece
Text from negative sleeve: 3039. 12-6-35. Ray Raymond & copies of suicide note left by him. [Stamped:] DEC 11 1935.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_10798
ark:/21198/zz002h9wss
Subject
Suicides--California--Los Angeles
Raymond, Leslie Ray, 1893-1935
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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