Photograph of a typescript document that describes the related photograph ark no. 21198/zz002dfwxd and reads, "10. Left to right. J. Ross Clark, II, of Los Angeles, Baron and Baroness von Romberg and Mrs. Clark, II, photographed at the Santa Barbara Biltmore."
Gordon Stewart Northcott and his mother Louisa were accused of kidnapping, abusing & murdering 4 boys on their chicken ranch in Riverside County. Louisa confessed to killing one boy; Walter Collins and was sentenced to life in prison. Gordon was tried and convicted on 3 counts for murdering Louis & Nelson Winslow & an unidentified Latino boy. He was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930.