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Title
Mother booked in baby death
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Creator
Clarke, Ed J
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
1957
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.
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Description
Photograph caption dated November 30, 1957 reads "Mrs. Betty Smith, 30, center, sobs as she leaves her home at 5358 Oak Park Dr., Encino, in custody of policewoman and policeman after allegedly telling detectives that she had killed her baby. She was booked on suspicion of murder. Detectives say baby might have died of natural causes due to chicken pox and are awaiting coroner's verdict before accepting mother's story."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 16 cm.
Identifier
00155549
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d059_f26_i20
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/128631
Subject
Police
Criminals
Men
Women
Crime
Murder
Arrest (Police methods)
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period
1951-1960

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