Former Ku Klux Klan Kleagle, Ray J. Schneider (left), and Attorney General Robert W. Kenny holding Klan robes which were found in the Walker Auditorium Building at a trial in which the court was attempting to preemptively disrupt the reformation of the Klan and ultimately outlawed it in California. Schneider testified, along with other former officials, that he had had no involvement with the Klan since the war.
This photograph appears with the article, "Jurists Engage on Chess Game for Court Title," Los Angeles Times, 10 Dec. 1934: A2 [and (cropped) "Not So Sober as a Judge," Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 1936: H4].
From left to right, Samuel W. McNabb and Mabel Walker Willebrandt sit behind a desk as they look over documents. The desk is strewn with paperwork as it stretches back to the right. McNabb sits facing camera, but looks towards the right. Mabel Walker Willebrandt holds a notepad in front of her as she looks towards Samuel McNabb. Behind them, a poster containing a quote from Calvin Coolidge hangs on the office wall.