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Elton Lady talking to officers and reporters after robbery, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 2, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph is likely related to the article, “Hollywood Bank Robbed,” Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar 1936: 3.
Elton lady, center, stands with his arms folded while speaking to unidentified police officers and reporters after a bank robbery. Spectators can be seen through the window in the background.
Three men, armed with machine guns, robbed the Bank of America on Melrose and Bronson shortly before it closed on March 2nd. No one was physically injured and the bandits escaped with $6,100.
Handwritten on negative: Bank Robbery - Melrose + Bronson Elton Lady - [illegible] mgr talking to officers and reporters
Text from negative sleeve: 3484-- Leon Bone Bank (Melrose and Bronson) Fingerprint man Bank Robbery - Melrose and Bronson 3/2/36 [stamped:] MAR 4 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Bank robberies--California--Los Angeles
Lady, Elton P., 1909-1968
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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