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Leslie L. Heap tells police of Gretchen Wahlen's threatening letters, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 10, 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.
Heap sits with an open folder of documents and envelopes in his lap.
Gretchen Wahlen, heir to a $50,000 estate, has been missing since last Sunday - her attorney Leslie Heap relates to police the threatening letters Mrs. Wahlen had been receiving from an unknown sender.
Photograph appears with the article, "Fear Felt For Widow," Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar 1936: A12.
Text from negative sleeve: 3914 - Leslie L. Heap, atty Letters in Grace C Wahlen Story 3/10/36 [stamped:] Mar 12 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Leslie L. Heap, attorney for Mrs. Gretchen Wahlen, missing widow. He disclosed she had received threatening letters.
Handwritten on negative: Atty Leslie L. Heap 3/10/36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Bookcases--California--Los Angeles
Heap, Leslie L., b. 1898 or 99-1964
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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