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Crowd at the train carrying William Edward Hickman, kidnapper and murderer, Glendale, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
December 27, 1927
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.
Crowd of men, women and children gather outside of the Glendale Southern Pacific Railroad Depot and watch as a train carrying William Edward Hickman passes by.
The train was traveling to Los Angeles from Pendleton, Oregon, where Hickman was captured after an eight-day manhunt. Hickman had confessed to the kidnap for ransom and murder of Marion Parker, age 12. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Hickman Faces Questions About Another Murder: Crowd Surrounding Jail Foiled; Court Hearing to Be Tomorrow; Slayer Faints in His Cell," 28 Dec. 1927: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: Hickman, William Edward. Murderer.
b&w nitrate negative
Fugitives from justice--California--Glendale
Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Homicides--California--Los Angeles
Glendale Transportation Center (Calif.)
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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