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Title
Police shadow box
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
August Palombo, a bootlegger, was shot to death in his automobile on Hillcrest Avenue.
Photograph caption dated July 26, 1928 reads, "In an effort to obtain his release from the city jail, Dominick De Soto (aka Domenico Di Ciolla), alleged gangster, whom police believe to be the leader of the north side racketeers, was to file a writ of habeas corpus today along with three other suspects. They are held in connection with the investigation into the murder of August Palombo, asserted bootlegger."; See photograph 00130306 for a full view of the lineup.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 12 cm. on board 23 x 12 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00130308
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2198
CARL0005531052
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34520
Subject
Gangsters--United States
Criminals--United States
Police lineups--California--Los Angeles
Organized crime--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Racketeering--California--Los Angeles
Hats--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Time Period
1921-1930

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