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Title
Youthful narcotic peddlers
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1927
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Albert and Baltazar Negrite, aged 9 and 10, are shown with George Contreras, Detective Chief of the District Attorney's Office. Boys are wearing new clothes purchase for them after Contreras had found them in destitute circumstance upon investigating charges that they were selling dope. He found that the boys were not aware that the "brown leaves" in their possession were marijuana. Photo dated: October 27, 1927.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00036703
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 549-C.
CARL0000039380
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/11530
Subject
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Marijuana
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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