Ann Forst sits with an unidentified man at the county jail after being charged with operating a prostitution ring, Los Angeles, 1940
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DescriptionAnn Forst shields her face from the press and sits with an unidentified man at the county jail. Forst was indicted for operating a forced prostitution ring that covered 11 states including California, Arizona, Washington, and Nevada. The FBI estimated that more than 200 women were victims of the "white slave ring", as termed by the press.Text from original nitrate sleeve: Ann Forst.Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Ann Forst.Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
B&Amp;W Nitrate Negative
Forst, Ann (subject)University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
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