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Madison (R.W.) collection on Willie Boy
MS 366  
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Description
This collection consists mainly of photographs, and negatives taken by R. W. Madison, a Los Angeles Record reporter, documenting the efforts of law enforcement and a local posse to capture Willie Boy, a Paiute Indian wanted for murder and kidnapping in San Bernardino County in 1909. The collection also includes Madison's account of finding Willie Boy's body, and a Newspaper Enterprise Association booklet.
Background
Randolph (R.W.) Madison was a reporter and photographer for the Los Angeles Record, who was sent to accompany the posse hunting Willie Boy, and took the photographs of the manhunt and Willie Boy’s body.
Extent
0.42 Linear Feet (1 Box )
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
This collection is open for research.