Murder suspect Robert S. James smoking and reading a newspaper in his jail cell, Los Angeles, 1936
- Murder suspect Robert S. James smoking and reading a newspaper in his jail cell, Los Angeles, 1936
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- [circa May 1936]
- Los Angeles Daily News
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- Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
- "Rattlesnake" murderer Robert S. James smoking a cigarette and reading a newspaper in his jail cell. James had tied down his pregnant fifth wife and forced a rattlesnake to bite her, and then later drowned her in their fish pond. He was supposedly helped by his friend, ex-sailor Charles H. Hope, who was also charged with murder.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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