Shoplifters loot, 1953
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1953-12-09. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Shoplifters' loot. 45/46: Miss Maryon Lears, representative of one of victimized stores (Silverwood's) and Detective W.E. Walker examine a part of more than $10,000 in loot which West Los Angeles police say was stolen from shops by two women with long records as shoplifters. Both were arrested in Westwood while allegedly stealing Christmas gifts for their husbands".