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Twenty-one-year-old lawyer Ruth August Bard, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
December 20, 1935
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.
In September Southwestern University Law School graduate Ruth August Bard became one of the youngest female lawyers at the age of 21, and as of yesterday was admitted to practice in the Federal court.
Photograph appears with the article, "Girl Wins New Honor as Lawyer," Los Angeles Times, 03 Dec 1935: A3.
Ruth sports a short blonde haircut and holds a legal document in one hand while raising her left hand in oath.
Handwritten on negative: 151 151 Ruth August Bard 12/1/35
Text from newspaper caption: Ruth August Bard, 21 years of age, one of the nation's youngest women practicing attorneys, yesterday was admitted to practice law in Federal courts.
Text from negative sleeve: 4124 - Ruth August Bard - 21 Attorney 12/1/35 [stamped:] Dec 20 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Bard, Ruth August, 1914-2004
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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