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.
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.
0.42 Linear Feet
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