Black L.A. 1947: Jury Selection Begins in San Diego Slavery Case

June 26, 1947, L.A. Sentinel
Above, Cab Calloway is at the Million Dollar Theater with “Ding Dong Williams.” 


June 26, 1947: Jury selection begins in San Diego in the case of Alfred and Elizabeth Ingalls, who are accused of holding Dora L. Jones as a slave.

The Sentinel runs a banner headline, an interview with Elizabeth Ingalls, a summary of the case, and interviews with people hoping to watch the trial.

 

June 26, 1947, L.A. Sentinel June 26, 1947, L.A. Sentinel

 

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June 27, 1947, L.A. Sentinel

L.A. Sentinel, 1947

June 26, 1947, L.A. Sentinel

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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