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Walter E. Overell, possible spectator at the Hickman kidnapping trial, Los Angeles, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph of Walter E. Overell, Los Angeles financier, seated, wearing suit and tie.
Overell was likely a spectator at the trial of William Edward Hickman, tried for the kidnap and murder of 12-year-old Marion Parker in December of 1927. Hickman’s trial began January 25 and ended less than two weeks later. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward
Handwritten on negative: Walter E Overell. Hickman case
b&w nitrate negative
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Overell, Walter E., 1883-1947
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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