(San Jose, California, 1938)
"I was a lawyer before I became a private detective. This is a more interesting way to make a living. I've been in business for more than twenty years now and have worked on just about every case imaginable," from the series Working (I Do It For The Money)
gelatin silver print
Not currently on view in the museum
8 7/16 in. x 6 in. (21.43 cm x 15.24 cm)
Gift of Robert Harshorn Shimshak and Marion Brenner
© Bill Owens
men, briefcases, lawyers, attorneys, private detectives, occupations, labor, working
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