Exterior of the bungalow house where kidnapping victim Mary Skeele was held, Pasadena, 1933
- Exterior of the bungalow house where kidnapping victim Mary Skeele was held, Pasadena, 1933
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- Los Angeles Times
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- Mary B. Skeele, wife of Walter Skeele, the Professor of Organ and Dean of the College of Music at the University of Southern California was kidnapped in 1933. The ransom was paid and Mrs. Skeele was returned unharmed. A former student, E. H. Van Dorn, and Luella Pearl, were found guilty of the crime.
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- Kidnappings--California--Los Angeles
Hammer, Luella Pearl, 1895-1990
Van Dorn, E. H., (Earl Howard), b. 1893
- Pasadena (Calif.)
Exterior of the bungalow house of Luella Pearl Hammer (623 Buckeye St.), with river stone retaining wall, where kidnapping victim Mary Skeele was held.
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