Louise Peete was convicted on Feb. 5, 1921 of first-degree murder in the death of Jacob Denton. She served 18 years in San Quentin before being released. In 1945 she was convicted of a second murder, this time of Margaret Logan, a wealthy woman who had supported Peete while she was in prison. For the second murder she was given the death penalty, and in 1947 became the second woman to be executed in California.
Photograph of a typescript document, which describes the related photograph 21198/zz002dfw8k, that reads, "9. Left to right, Lieutenant-Commander J. B. Noble of Coronado, Mrs. Phillip Chancellor of Beverly Hills and Mr. Chancellor, and Mrs. J. B. Noble, photographed at Santa Barbara-Biltmore at Junior League Horse Show Ball, Saturday night, July 27."
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.
Photograph of Lieutenant Commander Frank Hawks holding a poster that features a woman surrounded by an American flag and a cowboy. The poster reads in English, “WILL ROGERS MEMORIAL FUND”. Frank is sitting in an airplane labeled “Acostia”, which he flew to the memorial of his friend, Will Rogers.
Another court document for a C. C. Julian case has a caption identifying it as an exhibit in a case in Judge Doran's court (image ark no. 21198/zz002cv8xp). Proceedings against C. C. Julian in Judge Doran's court are reported in the Los Angeles Times from 1926 through 1928.
Related to article, "Lindbergh Up to Old Tricks. "Slim" Leads Musketeers in Thrilling Stunts. Many Air Racers Arrive at Mines Field Goal. Close Finish Lends Drama to Class "b" Contest." Los Angeles Times, 13 Sept. 1928: A1.