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Grace DuBois, accused of murdering her son, defended by attorney George Shreve, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 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.
Grace Dubois, left, sits with her face turned away from the camera and a handkerchief shielding he eyes. Attorney George Shreve, right, is turned toward and looks directly into the camera.
Grace DuBois, 61, who murdered her son Charles DuBois in December 1935, faced a jury in March and April of the following year. Her other son, Edward DuBois, testified against her and claimed she had been mentally unsound for as long as he could remember. DuBois was convicted for murder on April 7th.
The photograph is likely related to the article, “Son Testifies Against Mother In Murder Case,” Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 1936: A6
Handwritten on negative: atty Geo. Shreve Mrs. Grace Du Bois 3/36
Text from negative sleeve: [handwritten:] Mrs. Grace DuBois atty Geo. Shreve murder Trial 4/2/36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Women murderers--California--Los Angeles
Trials (Murder)--California--Los Angeles
Shreve, George H., 1881-1949
DuBois, Grace, 1875-1945
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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