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John Kinloch at his desk in the California Eagle offices, circa 1940, Los Angeles

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Title:John Kinloch at his desk in the California Eagle offices, circa 1940, Los Angeles
Date:1940
Description:

Photograph of John Kinloch, managing editor of the California Eagle, sitting in front of his typewriter at a desk in the newspaper offices. Kinloch came to Los Angeles to live with his aunt, Charlotta Bass, and with hopes of becoming a screenwriter. Among his duties at the Eagle, Kinloch wrote a column, "Kinloch's Corner," and was the announcer of the newspaper's nightly radio program. Bass was groooming Kinloch to take over the newspaper, but her plans were shattered when Kinloch was killed in a battle during World War II.

Local identification number: scl-m0029

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0029~1; scl-mss064-0029~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Kinloch, John Spears, 1922(?)-1945 | African American men | Journalism--History--20th century | African American newspapers--History--20th century | African American newspapers--California--Los Angeles | California eagle | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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