© Los Angeles Times, May 9, 1936, LAPD

Suspects line up during a Los Angeles Police Department “show-up,” now known as a lineup, as victims or witnesses try to identify alleged crime perpetrators.


This photo was not published in the Los Angeles Times, but was later used in the 1998 Times book “Times Gone By: A postcard collection of historical photos from the Los Angeles Times archives.

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