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Title
Detective Lieutenant Dick Lucas on the witness stand during the Hickman kidnapping and murder trial, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
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.
On the train ride, Hickman confessed to the kidnap and murder of Marion Parker. Hickman was subsequently tried and sentenced to death. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Photograph of Detective Lieutenant Richard "Dick" Lucas, seated on the witness stand. Lucas was one of several law enforcement officers who interrogated William Edward Hickman during his extradition by train from Pendleton, Oregon to Los Angeles.
Handwritten on negative: Dick Lucas
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_10422
ark:/21198/zz002hbcwj
Subject
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Detectives--California--Los Angeles
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Lucas, Richard James
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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