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Wreckage of a plane crash that killed test pilot Clark McRoy and his 15-year-old passenger Russell C. Holt, Los Angeles, 1945

Wreckage of a plane crash that killed test pilot Clark McRoy and his 15-year-old passenger Russell C. Holt, Los Angeles, 1945

Women evacuating Staber's Beauty Salon because of a fire at the nearby Melody Lane Café, Los Angeles, 1947

Woman stands on debris from the Elysian Park landslide, Los Angeles, November 1937

William Simpson indicating a point on a map at Albert Dyer's murder trial, Los Angeles, 1937

William A. Dessert, juror at the murder trial of Paul A. Wright, Los Angeles, 1938

View of the courtroom where child-murderer Albert Dyer's trial began, Los Angeles, 1937

View of the courtroom where child-murderer Albert Dyer's trial began, Los Angeles, 1937

View of the courtroom where child-murderer Albert Dyer's trial began, Los Angeles, 1937

View of the courtroom where child-murderer Albert Dyer's trial began, Los Angeles, 1937

View of the courtroom where child-murderer Albert Dyer's trial began, Los Angeles, 1937

View from below of the damage done to a marine terminal after the Markay oil tanker exploded in L.A. Harbor, Los Angeles, 1947

U.S. Navy Tugboat 539 fighting fires that erupted from the Markay oil tanker explosion in L.A. Harbor, Los Angeles, 1947

Two men stand near a crack that widened into a landslide in Elysian Park, Los Angeles, November 1937

Two men examine a large crack in the earth that would eventually become a landslide in Elysian Park, Los Angeles, November 1937

Thomas W. Warner, Jr. sits next to private detective Pearl Antibus who was suing his millionaire father for damages that resulted from a raid on her home, Los Angeles, 1938

Thomas W. Warner, Jr. sits next to detective Pearl Antibus who was suing his millionaire father for damages that resulted from a raid on her home, Los Angeles, 1938

Street car accident aftermath, Los Angeles, 1937

Spectators gather to view damage caused by the Elysian Park landslide, Los Angeles, November 1937

Smoke rises over the damage done to a marine terminal after the Markay oil tanker exploded in L.A. Harbor, Los Angeles, 1947

Smoke rises over L.A. Harbor while a coast guard boat battles the fire that began when the Markay oil tanker exploded, Los Angeles, 1947

Smoke rises over L.A. Harbor from the fires that began when the Markay oil tanker exploded, Los Angeles, 1947

Ship amid smoke rising from the Markay oil tanker explosion in L.A. Harbor, Los Angeles, 1947

Samuel Karnes, Sr. at the funeral of his granddaughter, Los Angeles, 1940

Samuel Karnes, Sr. at the funeral of his granddaughter, Los Angeles, 1940

Rose Pianezzi, mother of Peter Pianezzi who is on trial for the murders of George (Les) Bruneman and Frank A. Greuzard, Los Angeles, 1940s

Roland Seal, who claims he witnessed Dr. George K. Dazey carrying a woman's body on the night Dazey is accused of murdering his wife, Los Angeles, 1939-1940

Roland Seal, who claims he witnessed Dr. George K. Dazey carrying a woman's body on the night Dazey is accused of murdering his wife, Los Angeles, 1939-1940

Robert Lange, his sister Ruth Lange and Werner Kawert sitting on a table in the press room, Los Angeles, 1940

Rescuers carrying David Swaim on a stretcher after he suffered a minor heart attack during a hike in Arroyo Seco Canyon, Los Angeles, December 9, 1946

Public defender William Neeley conferring with Ellery Cuff at Albert Dyer's murder trial, Los Angeles, 1937

Private detective Pearl Antibus testifies against millionaire Thomas W. Warner, Sr., Los Angeles, 1938

Private detective Pearl Antibus testifies against millionaire Thomas W. Warner, Sr by recalling the events and damages that occured during a raid of her home that was conducted at Warner's request, Los Angeles, 1938

Private detective Pearl Antibus appears in court with her daughter Norma Thelan and son Robert Antibus during her trial against millionaire Thomas W. Warner, Sr, Los Angeles, 1938

Private detective Pearl Antibus appears in court with her daughter Norma Thelan and son Robert Antibus during her trial against millionaire Thomas W. Warner, Sr, Los Angeles, 1938

Private detective Pearl Antibus appears in court with her daughter Norma Thelan and son Robert Antibus during her trial against millionaire Thomas W. Warner, Sr, Los Angeles, 1938

Police regulate the crowds gathered to view landslide aftermath on Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, November 1937

Policeman Charles L. Nelson inspects the wreckage of a plane crash, Los Angeles, 1945

Police Chief James E. Davis testifying before the grand jury about the attempted murder of Harry Raymond, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Chief James E. Davis testifying before the grand jury about the attempted murder of Harry Raymond, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Chief James E. Davis testifying before the grand jury about the attempted murder of Harry Raymond, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Chief James E. Davis testifying before the grand jury about the attempted murder of Harry Raymond, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Chief James E. Davis testifying before the grand jury about the attempted murder of Harry Raymond, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Captain Edward Ayres points at the site of an old volcano in Elysian Park, Los Angeles, November 1937

Police Captain Earle E. Kynette sits in court after being charged with conspiracy to commit murder, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Captain Earle E. Kynette sits in court after being charged with conspiracy to commit murder, Los Angeles, 1938

Police Captain Earle E. Kynette sits in court after being charged with conspiracy to commit murder, Los Angeles, 1938

Photograph of murdered cowboy film extra Johnny Tyacke, Los Angeles, July 1940

Photograph of murdered cowboy film extra Johnny Tyacke, Los Angeles, July 1940

Photograph of 11-year-old murder victim Marilyn Bunker, Los Angeles, 1940

Peter Pianezzi with his mother Rose Pianezzi, at a trial where he is charged with the murders of George (Les) Bruneman and Frank A. Greuzard, Los Angeles, 1940s

Peter Pianezzi with his lawyer Nathan O. Freedman, at a trial where he is charged with the murders of George (Les) Bruneman and Frank A. Greuzard, Los Angeles, 1940s


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