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Joe Watkins, defendant in racketeering case, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 03, 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 Arcadia funds.
This photograph is likely related to the article, "Game's Lure Told Court," Los Angeles Times, 04 Mar. 1936: A3.
Joe Watkins and ten others were accused of running numbers at the Santa Anita racetrack. The illegal gambling practice was run from a number of offices in Los Angeles and yielded a large profit.
Joe Watkins sits at a table and works on a crossword puzzle from a newspaper.
Text from negative sleeve: 3506 --- Jo Watkins - one of defendants, Race Track Racket [stamped:] MAR 4 1936
Handwritten on negative: Jo Watkins
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Gambling and crime
Watkins, Joe
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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