Isma Martin 1897 Martin family photo

Isma Martin 1897

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Isma Martin, who was convicted of grand larceny for accepting $38.00 from a friend to purchase a bicycle, and then keeping the money for her own use. She had done this several times and was accused o ... show more

Isma Martin, who was convicted of grand larceny for accepting $38.00 from a friend to purchase a bicycle, and then keeping the money for her own use. She had done this several times and was accused of running a variety of confidence schemes.

It looks as if her lips and nose are swollen - perhaps punched in the face in the process of being arrested?

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, carte de visite

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