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Oliver Dean celebrates his first Christmas in jail with his mother Dorothy Goodrich and matron Vada Sullivan, Los Angeles, 1935-1936
Date Created and/or Issued
December-January 1935-1936
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.
Mrs. Goodrich crouches beside baby Oliver, who is held by Mrs. Sullivan in front of the Christmas tree.
Oliver Dean, only a few months old, is indifferent towards the attention he receives at the County jail, where his mother Dorothy Harrington Goodrich is held on a check charge.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Jail Life Not So Bad," Los Angeles Times, 13 Jan 1936: A3.
Text from negative sleeve: 4072 - Vada Sullivan (chief matron) Oliver Dean Harrington Goodrich Mrs Dorothy Harrington (baby of <-) (in jail on bad check charge) (County Jail Christmas) 12-19-35 [stamped:] Dec (?) (?)
Handwritten on negative: L2R Vada Sullivan Baby Oliver Deane Harrington Mrs Dorothy Harrington 12/19/35
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Christmas decorations
Christmas trees--California--Los Angeles
Prisoners--California--Los Angeles
Mothers--California--Los Angeles
Infants--California--Los Angeles
Goodrich, Oliver Dean, 1935-2010
Harrington, Dorothy Goodrich
Sullivan, Vada C., b. 1888 or 9
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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