Everett G. Hoffman of American White Cross Association on Drug Addiction, Los Angeles, 1934
- Everett G. Hoffman of American White Cross Association on Drug Addiction, Los Angeles, 1934
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- July 2, 1934
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Everett G. Hoffman, director of the American White Cross Association on Drug Addiction, upon arriving in Los Angeles to testify before the Los Angeles Social Services Commission where the International White Cross Anti-Narcotic League Inc. was seeking approval for a fund-raising campaign. A retired automobile salesman, Mr. Hoffman was also the head on the World Narcotics Research Foundation in Seattle, WA. in the 1930's. He gave several speeches stressing on narcotics awareness and got on the wrong side of the government, until 1938, when it became clear during a trial that the Bureau of Narcotics (D.E.A) were attempting to frame him for criminal charges, following which, he stopped.
Refer to article, "Seattle Man Will Testify -- White Cross Hearing to Be Reopened This Morning -- Director of Parent Group Will Give Evidence -- Anti-Narcotic Body's Plea For Drive Here Opposed," Los Angeles Times, 2 Jul. 1934: A8.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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