John D. Isaacs, former chief engineer of the Southern Pacific railway, who devised the chronophotographic machines which made Muybridge famous.
Chas is fingerprinted by George Rossini of the U.S. Marshal’s office as his attorney Jerry Giesler looms behind. A Federal grand jury indictment charged him with violating the Mann Act and of conspiring to defraud Joan Barry of her civil rights. Chas’ life was nothing if not messy. February 14, 1944.