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Police searching
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated March 15, 1947 reads, "Two police officers, C. B. Melendrez and T. W. Breen, are shown searching a group of men as the police department revived 'Crime Crushers' campaign to stop a postwar crime wave by setting up road blockades at various sections of the city. The officers found a bottle on the person of one of the men (foreground, left of center). Police said the man had the bottle under his belt and it slipped down his trousers during search."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 255; HE-001-403 4x5
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Police--California--Los Angeles
Searching--California--Los Angeles
Crime prevention--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Alcoholic beverages--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Night photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Time Period

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