Photograph of Times staff editors Carlton Williams and Jackson Berger (standing at center) with William Phillips, photographer for P. and A. Photos (far right), standing in front of a monoplane with an unidentified man. A pilot can be seen seated inside of the plane. The men were photographed before their flight to Pendleton, Oregon, to cover the capture and extradition of William Edward Hickman who confessed to the kidnap and murder of 12-year old Marion Parker. Hickman was later sentenced to death after a 13-day trial. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Photograph of a woman being searched by a law enforcement officer during the William Edward Hickman kidnap and murder arraignment of trial. The perspective spectator opens her coat in preparation for searching, while the officer (wearing a suit and badge on his left lapel) examines her purse. A second officer stands behind the woman being searched. A man in uniform stands next to him. Several women and one man are viewed seated and standing on the left. Additional persons can be seen standing outside of the class doors awaiting their turn.
Crowds of men and women line pathways adjacent to the Los Angeles County Courthouse (stairs and walkway seen in foreground) during the arraignment or trial of William Edward Hickman, kidnapper and murderer of Marion Parker, age 12. Also present in the photo are lines of parked and moving vehicles. The vehicle at foreground left has a driver at the wheel. The acronym "L.A.F.D" is printed on the driver's side door.
Helen Seelye (seated at left), wearing a fur-trimmed jacket, and Ina Branson, both of whom testified at the trial of William Edward Hickman, who confessed to the kidnap and murder of 12-year-old Marion Parker. Both Western Union employees, Helen Seelye identified one of the two telegrams sent to Marion Parker's father; Ina Branson identified Hickman as the man who sent the kidnap telegrams.
George Contreras, chief of the Los Angeles District Attorney's investigating staff, photographed seated in a biplane on his way to Oregon during the hunt for William Edward Hickman, wanted for the kidnap and murder of 12-year-old Marion Parker.
Ethel Broderick is noted in the Los Angeles Times article, "Hickman Believed in Seattle; Bill Passed: Parker Girl Murder Suspect Arrest Expected to be Made Any Hour; Photograph Identified," 22 Dec. 1927: 1.
John B. Nash photographed in line with other perspective spectators to see the arraignment or trial of William Edward Hickman, kidnapper and murderer of Marion Parker, age 12. Compared to the other men (who wear suits and ties, hats and shoes), Nash is bare foot and wears light-colored garb comprised of a short cloak, loose fitting pants and shirt tied at the waist and fastened with ties. He holds a metal horn in his left hand, a banner attached to a staff in the right hand. Images on the banner include two Stars of David on the upper right and left hand corners; a vessel holding shafts of wheat, and a crown with “Rev.” and an indecipherable chapter and verse are illustrated on the bottom corners. Depicted at center is a cross atop a Star of David with the word “Zion” written on it. Surrounding this image are the words, “Hope, Charity, Truth, Faith.” Remaining text reads, from top: “The Everlasting Gospel. Peace to Isreal. [Left side:] Isek 7:15… The Gospel [indecipherable] Lake of Fire - Rev 20:10. [Right side:] Bannar. Grace.