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Title
Murder of Thomas Esparaza (19th Avenue near Lincoln Heights jail), 1956
Creator
Brunk
Date Created and/or Issued
1956-09-22
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
6 images. Murder of Thomas Esparaza (19th Avenue near Lincoln Heights jail), 22 September 1956. Thomas Esparaza - 16 years (body) victim
Officer Bill Barclay
Robert Lopez - 20 years
Victor Esparaza - 18 years
John Lopez - 22 years
Jose Ramos - 19 years
Maxie GOnzales - 17 years (suspect)
Officer Dwight Stevens.
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Brunk. Date: 1956-09-22. Assignment: Teenage Shooting. Special Instructions: 19th Ave near the Lincoln Hghts. Jail. 32/33: Fighting and then shooting over a girl friend, caused the death by a 22 rifle, of Thomas Esparaza, 16. B34: Det. Sgt. Bill Barclay, check over the body of the victim, Esparaza. B35/36: Coroners deputies take Esparaza's body from the auto. B31: Accompanying Esparaza, in the car were
L to R: Robert Lopez, 20
Victor Esparaza, 18
and John Lopez, 22. B47/48: Jose Ramos, 19, and Maxie Gonzales, 17, look at murder weapon that Gonzales admittedly fired into car. B43/44: Ramos
Det. Sgt. Dwight Stevens
and Gonzales. Both in for murder."
Type
image
Format
6 photographs : negatives, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m19365
EXM-N-11957-014~1...~6
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m19365
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-N-11957-014~1.jpg
Language
English
Time Period
1956-09-22
Source
11957-014 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
examiner-m1663

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