Three men stand next to a 1920s era automobile parked on the street in front of the Bellevue Arms apartments, 1170 Bellevue Avenue, where William Edward Hickman, confessed kidnapper and murderer, rented an apartment (No. 315).
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.
A photograph of William Edward Hickman, who kidnapped and murdered 12-year-old Marion Parker, shortly after his apprehension. He was given the death penalty and executed in 1928. Hickman has his back exposed to the camera and face turned to the side.
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.