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Title
Sheriff Pitchess sworn in
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1958
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated December 2, 1958 reads, "Justice Thomas P. White, left, administers oath of office to newly elected Los Angeles County Sheriff, Peter J. Pitchess, right. Watching ceremony are County Clerk Harold J. Ostley and Mrs. Pitchess. The 46-year-old lawman succeeds Eugene W. Biscailuz, 75, who served as sheriff for 24 years."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00114729
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d016_f9_i24
CARL0005302156
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48252
Subject
Pitchess, Peter J.,--1912-1999
Pitchess, Peter J.,--1912-1999--Family
Ostley, Harold J
Los Angeles County (Calif.).--Office of the County Clerk--Officials and employees
Los Angeles County (Calif.).--Sheriff's Department--Officials and employees
Sheriffs--California--Los Angeles County
Men--California--Los Angeles
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Oaths--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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