Louise and Byron Kenner at Bruce's Beach, Manhattan Beach, circa 1920
- Louise and Byron Kenner at Bruce's Beach, Manhattan Beach, circa 1920
- Alternative title
- Byron and Louise Kenner, and relatives
- Date Created
- [circa 1920]
Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Bruce's Beach, in the city of Manhattan Beach, was on a beach front property purchased by Will and Charles Bruce in 1912. They built a black-only beach resort with a bath house and dining house. The city closed down the resort in the 1920s by proposing to build a park and imposing eminent domain.
Louise Kenner, wife of Byron Kenner, was a college graduate, active in social organizations, and an active member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Byron F, Kenner was a Los Angeles money order clerk. He was a founding west coast charter member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity at UCLA.
Louise and Byron Kenner in bathing suits at Bruce's Beach, with a beach house visible behind them.
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