Malibu suicide attempt, 1958
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: James Brezina. Date: 07-24. Assignment: Car crash -- Malibu Drug Store. Negs. 5-6-7-8: James S. McDonald, 39, at Malibu Sheriff's Station, eating breakfast telling of the crash, examining hands for injuries. Suffered only minor scratches on side of face. Neg. 9 and 10: Volunteers push McDonald's burned car from the drug store and coffee shop. Negs. 11-12-14: Mrs. Patricia Simmons, holds up remains of purse, saying: To think one man could have caused all of this!. Damage to drug store was estimated at $75,000. (Stock was valued at $45,000). Mrs. Simmons and husband Richard operated drugstore".