Archives and Rare Books, University of Cincinnati

The McNamara Brothers


The LA Times Bombing

Notable People

Photographs and Images

ARB's McNamara Collection

OhioLink Finding Aid

Resources and Links



The McNamara Brothers, originally from Cincinnati, gained notoriety for the bombing of the Los Angeles Times Building in 1910. They were represented by the attorney Clarence Darrow. Found guilty, the brothers were sentenced to San Quentin Prison.

McNamaras in jail

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