Otis Bias and Wendell Kelly, arrested for the murder of Robert F. Rinker, are seated at a desk on either side of Captain Ralph N. Davis, as Lieutenant Detectives look on, left to right: Joe Daniels, Joe Filkas, Thad Brown and E. G. Brown.
Photograph of a Wrigley Ocean Marathon swimmer rescued from the cold water of the Catalina Channel standing on the gang plank of a boat covered with a blanket. Spectators watch from either side of the gang plank.
Phtoograph of Mabelle E. Wyman, home economics authority and Times culinary education department conductor, at a table with a chicken. She took over the mantle after the death of her husband, popular as "Chef Wyman," until her death in 1931. Mrs. Wyman also published a book of recipes in her husband's memory. In this picture, she is inserting stuffing in a turkey.
In October 1928 Collyer and Harry Tucker completed the second East-West nonstop transcontinental flight in 24 hours and 58 minutes, which was one hour and 52 minutes under the record established by the first flight.
Photograph of Dr. G. M. Sweeney and Chief of Police Blayney Matthews sitting together at a desk. Dr. Sweeney was recently threatened with extortion by Thomas Glynn, Katherine Haywood, and Betty Barnes (not pictured).
Handwriting on negative states "Mrs.Walburga Oesterreich" In 1922 Walburga Oesterreich’s husband Fred Oesterreich was shot and killed supposedly by a burglar in their Los Angeles, Calif. home. Eight years later after being arrested for another crime Otto Sanhuber confessed to police that he had killed Fred Oesterreich in party with Walburga. Sanhuber stated that he had lived in the attic of the Oesterreich’s home for years in order to carry on an affair with Walburga. In 1930 Sanhuber was put on trial and was convicted of manslaughter. Walburga Oesterreich was tried for murder and conspiracy but her jury ended in deadlock. She was never retried.
Lois, Princess of Denmark, and 2 men (center man might be he spouse Prince Erik, Count of Rosenborg) with the party accompanying Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden look into a glass display case at the Natural History Museum during a visit to Los Angeles. A reconstructed dinosaur skeleton is visible in the background.
Possibly related to the article "'Los Angeles Own' – the 160th U.S. Infantry," Los Angeles Times, 25 July 1926. The article states: ... the five designations of the regiment from first to last: The Los Angeles Guard, the Eagle Corps, the Seventh Regiment, the Ninth Infantry, and the 160th Infantry, "Los Angeles Own." The crest is that prescribed for the National Guard organizations of California. ...
Although Janios has been apprehended under suspicion for sending Mae West letters threatening death or disfiguration by acid if she did not send large sums of money District Attorney Matthews doubts Janios' guilt because of his limited grasp of the English language.
In an otherwise empty room several full sacks are stacked on top of each other leaning against a wall, beside the sacks there is a mountain of mail piled haphazardly that is at least several feet tall.
Lawyer Elisha Hanson sits on a lounge chair holding a phone to his ear. He wears a three-piece suit with a handkerchief. Hanson represented the American Newspaper Publishers' Association (now part of the Newspaper Association of America) in their conflict with the federal government over the control of the press. According to this article, the government sought to wrest control away from the publishers through increased regulations.
Ralph B. McMahon, interior decorator and check forger, sits in courtroom in suit jacket and tie with a lit cigarette in his hand. McMahon looks to the side, his face with a few days' growth of facial hair. At McMahon's request, his lawyer petitioned the court to increase McMahon's bail. The forger wanted the safety of jail, to prevent himself from committing suicide.