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Peter C. Gernert at his divorce hearing, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 9, 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.
Close up of photograph appears with the article, "Family Row Aired In Suit," Los Angeles Times, 09 Apr 1936: A3.
Mr. Gernert sits at a table pointing into the camera while other members of the courtroom appear seated behind him.
Mr. and Mrs. Gernert, married on June 14th of last year, appeared in court to address a divorce suit. Mrs. Gernert's chief witness is actress daughter Merna Kennedy, and witness Leonard J. Judd, a mutual friend of the couple, claims that Mrs. Gernert lacked respect for her husband, constantly quarrelling with him and calling him names.
Text from negative sleeve: 4697 - Mrs Maude Gernert (mom) Peter Gernert (dad) Merna Kennedy (actress) Divorce 4/8/36 [stamped:] Apr 9 – 1936
Handwritten on negative: Peter Gernert 4/8/36
Text from newspaper caption: Peter C. Gernert
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Capitalists & financiers--California--Los Angeles
Gernert, Peter C., (Capitalist)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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