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Title
Suzzett Toby and Jane Emerson at divorce trial, 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
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Suzzet Toby (left) stands next to Jane Emerson (right), both holding onto their clutches.
In March, 1936, Jane Emerson divorced her husband, screenwriter and actor Walter Emerson, to marry Barton Sewell, a wealthy yachtsman. The suit resulted in a double divorce for the Emersons and Sewells.
Handwritten on negative: Mrs Suzzet Toby Mrs Jane Emerson
Text from negative sleeve: Emerson, Jane Rae W. J. Gilbert " Suzzet Toby 4440 - double divorce x Jane Emerson Walter Emerson (screenwriter + actor) x Leah C. Sewell Barton Sewell (rich yachtsman) (one being cleaned??) [stamped:] Mar 25 1936
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13614
ark:/21198/zz002hnv5g
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Toby, Suzzet
Emerson, Jane N., (Jane Sewell), 1904-1988
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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