Portrait of Ina Branson and Helen Seelye, witnesses at Hickman kidnapping case, Los Angeles, 1928
- Portrait of Ina Branson and Helen Seelye, witnesses at Hickman kidnapping case, Los Angeles, 1928
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
Refer to Newspaper article [for Helen Seelye]: "Hickman Trial in Final Stage." Los Angeles Times, 8 Feb 8 1928: A1;[for Ina Branson]: "Family Stands by Girl Slayer." Los Angeles Times, 5 Jan 1928: A1
This is a portrait of Ina Branson and Helen Seelye, both of whom testified at the William E. Hickman kidnapping trial in 1928. Both Western Union employees, Helen Seelye identified one of the two telegrams sent to Marion Parker's father; and Ina Branson identified Hickman as the man who sent the kidnap telegrams.
William E. Hickman was a 20-year old man who was executed on October 19 1928 for the kidnapping and murder of 12-year old Marion Parker.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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