Skip to main content

Image / Paul Allen with stolen valuables found in his possession, Los Angeles, 1936

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
Paul Allen with stolen valuables found in his possession, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
February 24, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Burglar Suspect Held And Stolen Gems Found," Los Angeles Times, 25 Feb 1936: A2.
Detectives Weaver and Johnston arrested Paul Allen when they saw he was in possession of several firearms; on his property a ring valued at $3500, a brooch at $1500, and many other stolen valuables were found.
Allen sits at a table with a valise and piles of watches and jewelry.
Text from newspaper caption: Paul Allen is shown with jewelry and valuables said to be worth $15,000 found in his room after his arrest last night. He is held on suspicion of burglary for San Diego authorities.
Text from negative sleeve: 3802 Paul Allen Det Lt. C.R. Weaver Det Lt. B.M. Johnston Jewel Burglar 2-24-36 Feb 28, 1936
Handwritten on negative: Paul Allen 2-24-36
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_12851
ark:/21198/zz002hmxtt
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Clocks & watches
Robberies--California--Los Angeles
Jewelry--California--Los Angeles
Allen, Paul, b. 1912 or 13
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: