This photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, December 10, 1938, Three Buildings Destroyed by Explosion and Blaze. An unexplained explosion and fire early yesterday destroyed a restaurant, garage, service station and a tank-truck and trailer at Slauson and Boyle Aves. ...
Bird's-eye view of crashed street car at First and Hill Streets, with working street car, parked cars, and hill in foreground, police officers and crowd gathered at intersection in midground, buildings and billboards in background. Business signs read: Shell, Sam's Auto Park, Ben's Famous Lunch, Hotel La Cross
A similar photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, February 9, 1937, Eight Persons Injured When Street Car Runs Wild on First Street Grade. … brakes on the street car failed to work as it descended steep First-street slope west of Hill street. … Eight persons were injured as the heavy vehicle smashed through the barrier at bottom of hill, careened across busy thoroughfare, crushed a small brick restaurant on the corner, mangled two automobiles and half tipped over against another light pole before stopping. …
This photograph may be associated with the article, “Freezing Test to Be Taken by Human: Los Angeles Chemist to Conduct New Experiment to Learn Whether Germs Can Be Destroyed He’s Signing His Life Away ‘FREEZING DEATH’ TEST TO BE TAKEN BY HUMAN,” Los Angeles Times, 10 Aug. 1935: 1.
About 170 people gathered in a vacant lot with steam shovel, truck, color guard with flags, and speakers, with J.B. Irsfeld visible near flags at right center, boy hanging from steam shovel, trucks in left background, buildings in background
Birdeseye view of the Long Beach float with Venus, Virginia Johnson, in a sunburst throne with her attendants, Joan Slaughter, Margaret Burley, Mary Lou Turner and Gladys McCleary, dressed in Grecian robes in pastel shades. A huge peacock heads the float, with a fountain in the center supporting 2 green cockatoos with orchid tails.
Related to the article “Army Scans Dam Site, Arizona Soldiers Visit Scene, First Report From Seat of Two-State Dispute Sent to Phoenix, Military Party Movements Made to Halt Asserted California Invasion,” Los Angeles Times, March 11, 1934. The article states: "… Arizona soldiers … made their first soldierly observation of what is going on there. … characterized by the Governor as taking the steps necessary to protect Arizona’s rights along the river from encroachment from the California side. … What the major’s party saw at the dam site was two barges, one anchored short of midstream on the California side and the other close to the California shore. They are carrying on drilling operations for the United States Bureau of Reclamation, the work being done by Metropolitan Water District men. The drilling will be going on for a month or six weeks more."