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William B. Furlow testifies against a former friend for stealing his beloved violin, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 20, 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.
Mr. Furlow plays his violin with an unsmiling expression.
The weak and very ill Mr. Furlow testified in Municipal Judge McKay's courtroom that Mr. John McLean stole his beloved violin, which he refers to as "Old Fiddle", and pawned it for money.
Photograph appears with the article, "Fiddle Stolen, Says Invalid," Los Angeles Times, 20 Mar 1936: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 4432 - Wm B Furlow ill+disabled veteran Violin Stolen after pawned back 3/19/36 [stamped:] Mar 25 1936
Text from newspaper caption: William B. Furlow, disabled war veteran, fondled his old fiddle affectionately in court yesterday where he accused his former friend, John McLean, of stealing and pawning the instrument while he was ill.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Sick persons
Musicians--American--California--Los Angeles
Furlow, William B
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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