Husband destroyed furniture of estranged wife, 1952
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1952-07-29. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Home 'Broken up'. 33-34: View in living room of home of Mrs. Madge Hofelter, 4412 Grandview Blvd., Venice, after husband's reign of destruction. Their son, William, 17, views damage. 38-39-11: Mrs. Madge Hofelter, with family canary, 'Stinky', who suffered a broken leg when estranged husband used sledge hammer and pickaxe to smash Mrs. Hofelter's furniture. 19-20: Commode and medicine cabinet with mirror were targets of Paul Hofelter in bathroom of his estranged wife's home at 4412 Grandview blvd., Venice. 41-42: Paul G. Hofelter, 48, bus driver of 833 Elwood, Hollywood, at Venice police station. 'I got everything but the typewriter.' 17-18: Venice Police Officer H.N. Nieriwski, with sledge hammer and pickaxe used by husband to destroy furniture in home of estranged wife, and .22 caliber rifle, used by son, William, 17, to halt destructive orgy".