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Title
Ethel Broderick, Bellevue Arms apartment manager, photographed during the Hickman kidnap and murder trial, Los Angeles, 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.
Ethel Broderick, Bellevue Arms apartment manager, seated, wearing a hat and overcoat. Broderick was probably photographed during the trial of William Edward Hickman, who confessed to the kidnap and murder of 12-year-old Marion Parker in December of 1927.
Ethel Broderick is noted in the Los Angeles Times article, "Hickman Believed in Seattle; Bill Passed: Parker Girl Murder Suspect Arrest Expected to be Made Any Hour; Photograph Identified," 22 Dec. 1927: 1.
Hickman held the girl at an apartment he rented in Broderick's building. Hickman was sentenced to death after a 13-day trial. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Handwritten on negative: Ethel Broderick
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_10442
ark:/21198/zz002hbdkc
Subject
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Witnesses--California--Los Angeles
Broderick, Ethel
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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