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George and Albert Acree arrested for the kidnapping of James C. Gelvin, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
February 18, 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.
George and Albert sit in two separate chairs, each of them handcuffed by one wrist to the arm of their respective chairs. A group of men stand behind them, their faces cut off by the top of the frame.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Pair Identified as Abductors and Hold-up Men," Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb 1936: A3.
James C. Gelvin of Glendale testified to being robbed and left tied to a post by brothers George and Albert Acree, who are to answer to charges of kidnapping and nine robbery counts. The two face life sentences on the kidnapping charge alone.
Handwritten on negative: L 2 R Albert Acree George Acree 2/8/36
Text from negative sleeve: 3577 - Albert Acree George Acree Street Car Bandits 2 - 8 - 36 Box 10 [stamped:] Feb 11 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Brothers--American--California--Los Angeles
Crimes--California--Los Angeles
Acree, Albert Fitzhugh, 1916-1978
Acree, George Carnes, 1914-2006
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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