Black L.A. 1947: Elizabeth Ingalls Convicted in San Diego Slavery Case; Jury Deadlocks on Husband’s Guilt

July 24, 1947, Ingalls convicted

July 24, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Slavery Case

July 24, 1947: The Sentinel reports that Elizabeth Ingalls was convicted on charges of holding Dora Jones in slavery. Sentencing was set for July 29. The jury deadlocked on charges against her husband, Albert.

The Sentinel said that Dora Jones stopped briefly in Los Angeles en route to St. Louis, Mo.

“I can’t explain the way she treated me, but I really think there is something wrong with her head,” Jones said. “You can’t be with anyone for 40 years and not feel sorry for her.

July 24, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Slavery Case

July 24, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Slavery Case

July 24, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Slavery Case

July 24, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Slavery Case

July 24, 1947, L.A. Sentinel, Slavery Case

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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