Man in suit, tie, and hat, squatting in hole dug near Montecito Drive, holding string in one hand, pointing with the other toward open box weighted down with rock, reading One Pound Edgemont Butter Crackers
2-page handwritten letter, photographed pinned to board, from Fay Sudow, addressed to Fred Allen, 711 Central Bldg., Main and 6th St., Los Angeles, Cal., with 2 envelopes, 1 postmarked Chicago, Ill., Oct 16, 5 PM, 1920, with the logo of Morrison Hotel and Terrace Garden, Chicago, and 1 postmarked Plymouth, Ill., Oct 27, 2 PM, 1920. Fay Sudow's attorney was named Alfred W. Allen, with an office at 485 Central Bldg.
Textured black leather bag with handle and clasp at top, flat bottom, on edge of round table with bookcase in background. Bag is wrapped with 2 thin ropes and affixed with address label from Fred W. Wolf to Alfred Allen, and shipping label marked Collect.
Photograph of Western Union telegram, dated 1920 Sep 28 AM 2 41, Chicago, Ill., to Fred Allen, and bill addressed to Alfred W Allen, 425 Central Bldg, for $1.00 for unpaid telegram fee, both attached to board with pins. Fay Sudow's attorney was named Alfred W. Allen, with an office at 485 Central Bldg.
Ledger documenting the purchase of sodium arsenate for 10 cents by Elmer M. Archer at the Adams Pharmacy in Santa Monica on January 24, 1926. Archer purchased the poison under the name Joe Jacks. Archer was in love with the newlywed Olive Orr Brugen-Schmidt and tried to convince her to poison her new husband, W. H. Bowers.