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Frank F. Smith after his arrest, with detective P.M. Kunou, El Monte, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January-February 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.
Frank F. Smith sits on a bunk, looking downcast. Detective Kunou sits on the bunk with him, writing on a pad.
Frank F. Smith is the only surviving bandit from the gang that tried to rob the Southern County Bank at Main and El Monte streets. Smith said to officers while in custody, "I don't care, I wouldn't go on relief, so here I am."
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Bank Bandit Pair Killed," Los Angeles Times, 01 Feb 1936: 3.
Text from negative sleeve: 3532 Frank F Smith Bank Bandit 2-1-36 2/8/36
Handwritten on negative: L 2 R Dep Sler P.M. Kunou Frank F Smith 1-31-36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Crimes--California--El Monte
Criminals--California--El Monte
Detectives--California--El Monte
Detention facilities--California--El Monte
Smith, Frank Forrest, 1891-1970
Kunou, P. M. (Primus Maxmillian), 1893-1968
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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