Crowd at the train carrying William Edward Hickman, kidnapper and murderer, Glendale, 1927
- Crowd at the train carrying William Edward Hickman, kidnapper and murderer, Glendale, 1927
- Date Created
- December 27, 1927
- Los Angeles Times
- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Hickman Faces Questions About Another Murder: Crowd Surrounding Jail Foiled; Court Hearing to Be Tomorrow; Slayer Faints in His Cell," 28 Dec. 1927: A1.
The train was traveling to Los Angeles from Pendleton, Oregon, where Hickman was captured after an eight-day manhunt. Hickman had confessed to the kidnap for ransom and murder of Marion Parker, age 12. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Crowd of men, women and children gather outside of the Glendale Southern Pacific Railroad Depot and watch as a train carrying William Edward Hickman passes by.
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- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
Fugitives from justice--California--Glendale
Parker, Marion, 1915-1927
Glendale Transportation Center (Calif.)
Hickman, William Edward, 1908-1928
- Glendale (Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image
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