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Title
Mother kills tots, self in own garage
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Dean, Gordon
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
1962
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated August 24, 1962 partially reads, "The bodies of a 32-year-old mother and her two small children - the victims of an apparent murder-suicide - were discovered early today in the garage of their Granada Hills home. West Valley police said Mrs. Barbara Cotton Tillotson and her children, Robert Lyn, 2 1/2, and Jeanne Marie, 4 1/2, probably died of carbon monoxide poisoning sometime Sunday." Top shows Mrs. Tillotson's drivers' license photo, while her children, Robert Lyn and Jeanne Marie are pictured below.; See image #00124241 for additional photo in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00124241
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d028_f31_i2
CARL0005423542
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/56428
Subject
Dwellings--California--Granada Hills (Los Angeles)
Murder--Investigation--California--Los Angeles
Murder victims--California--Los Angeles
Murder--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Drivers' licenses--California
Granada Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Identification photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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