Saturday, September 10, 2011

Chivalry Justice: Reversing the Trend - 1921

CAPTION: Should women prosecutors prosecute women defendants? Attorney General Prince Feeling of Oklahoma thinks so, and he expects to have Mrs. Katherine Van Leuven, assistant attorney general, to go to Ardmore, Okla., and assist in the prosecution of Clara Smith Hamon, charged with murder for shooting Jake L. Harmon, Oklahoma oil millionaire and political boss. Mrs. Van Leuven is shown above. Inset is Clara Smith Hamon.

[“Woman vs. Woman,” syndicated, Kokomo Daily Tribune (In.), Jan. 18, 1921, p. 1]


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