A view from the juror's bench of accused murderer Paul A. Wright on the stand. Wright, an airport executive, shot his wife and his best friend while they sat together on a piano bench. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Taken during Branting’s trip to Los Angeles from Stockholm to lecture about the rising Nazi threat. Her trip was sponsored by the World Committee to Aid Victims of German Fascism. She was welcomed to Los Angeles by a group headed by Judge Lindsey. Branting and Lindsey were known figures on social reform issues in their respective nations. Branting’s father was multiple-time Swedish Prime Minister Hjalmar Branting.
Family of murder victim Marilyn Bunker sit in court during the trial of the accused murderer Donald Rogers. Marilyn was shot by 17-year-old Donald Rogers, also known as Donald Fehrenschild, while she was playing on a hill with her little brother and other children. Rogers shot at the children from the upstairs window of his home. However, Rogers insisted that he was trying to shoot doves he had seen on the hillside.
Werner, former Los Angeles City Attorney 1929-1933, in elevator. Others in photo unknown. Photo possibly from his defense of William Freelove and Howard J. Rile in the Beverly Hills “Lottery Trial” in October, 1935.
Werner, former Los Angeles City Attorney 1929-1933. Others in photo unknown. Photo possibly from his defense of William Freelove and Howard J. Rile in the Beverly Hills “Lottery Trial” in October, 1935.