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Robert L. Gordon, vice president of Bank of America, speaks with Jack Bugas 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.
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.
Robert L. Gordon, left, appears to be in conversation with Jack Bugas, who is seated at a desk.
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
Handwritten on negative: bank Robbery - Melrose + Bronson Robert L. Gordon - Vice Pres Bank of America Jack Bugas
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Bank robberies--California--Los Angeles
Bankers--California--Los Angeles
Bugas, Jack
Gordon, Robert L. (Robert Lashbrook), 1904-1978
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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