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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Three bandits made off with $6100 in cash, bringing in a machine gun, shotgun and an automatic pistol. One of the bandits held bank guard Edward M. Hill at gunpoint and relieved him of his revolver. They drove away with a fourth man in a sedan parked outside. Edward Hill turns to talk to a man whose faces away from the camera as he exits the bank. Other men can be seen in the background, one talking on the telephone. Photograph appears with the article, "Hollywood Bank Robbed," Los Angeles Times, 03 Mar 1936: 3. Text from negative sleeve: 3484 - Edward M. Hill Bank Guard Bank Robbery - Melrose and Bronson 3/2/36 [stamped:] Mar 4 1936 Handwritten on negative: Bank Robbery - 3/2/36 - Melrose and Bronson Edward M. Hill Text from newspaper caption: Edward M. Hill, guard at the Melrose-Bronson Branch of the Bank of America, was first to feel the muzzle of robbers' guns. He is talking with a Department of Justice agent.
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Guards--California--Los Angeles Banks--California--Los Angeles Hill, Edward M