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Title
Actress Mildred V. Hymer petitioning for full custody of her son, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 8, 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 article, "Fight Begun For Child," Los Angeles Times, 09 Mar 1936: 8.
When Mildred V. Hymer divorced Frederick Myers the previous year he was granted custody of their son Richard on grounds of desertion, but now that she has remarried actor Warren Hymer and is more financially stable she is petitioning full custody.
Mildred V. Hymer is dressed in a coat, hat and furs as she leans over the back of a chair and smiles into the camera.
Handwritten on negative: Mildred Virginia Hymer 3/7/36
Text from newspaper caption: Mildred V. Hymer, film actress, files plea for custody of young son lost to her when first husband won decree.
Text from negative sleeve: 3882 - Mildred Virginia Hymer • actress • divorced Frederick Meyer • had son Richard w/Meyer • married actor Warren Hymer Child Custody 3/7/36 [stamped:] Mar 18 1936
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_12917
ark:/21198/zz002hn13v
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Custody of children--California--Los Angeles
Hymer, Mildred V., Actress
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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