Photograph of Manette Green and Dorothy Marshall using a wine press. A display of local produce such as avocados, grapes, and grapefruit are in front of the wine press and girls. In the background are some people walking by other displays.
Parts of the note she is holding can be read. It states, “…if Miss Bruce were in town. She asked…address and telephone number and also stated she was in….and miss Bruce is in great danger. Miss Hall asked…in regard to a child and she stated ‘Yes, in regard to…’…(referring to SUSIE ANN GILBERT, daughter of Miss Bruce)…Mr. Moore states that Miss Hall was given to believe that this warning of a kidnap attempt of Miss Bruce’s child, SUSIE ANN GILBERT”.
May 21, 1929 letter from C. C. Julian of the New Monte Cristo Mining Co. to its stockholders reporting on the status of the development of mines owned by the company: a mine in Silver City, New Mexico; the Cascade Consolidated Mine in B.C. Canada; the Monte Cristo Mine at Wickenburg, Arizona; and the Gladys Bell property in Grass Valley, Northern California, pg. 3.
The Rice Growers Association of California exhibit at the Food and Household Show, sponsored by the Southern California Retail Grocers Association. A cutout of a boy stands on a pile of rice. Bags of Little Colonel Rice are displayed and a sign in the back reads, "California Extra Fancy Small Grain Rice 'Little Colonel.'" A sign at the right, which may relate to the neighboring booth, reads, "Office 'Sperry News' Food Show Paper, Mimeograph - Mimeoscope courtesy - Grimes-Stassforth Stationary Co. 739 S. Spring."
View of E. F. Smith's Market on E. 103rd St. in Watts after a fire, with hoses draped on the wet street and sidewalk in front. The fire started when a vat of boiling grease at Watts Cut-rate Bakery, next door on the right, exploded during the Long Beach earthquake. Sav-way Drug Store is on the left at 1714 103rd St.
View of a Bank Of America building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. Parts of the corner facade are missing and the corner portion is partitioned off and supported with beams on the left. Signs read "... of America," "Open for Business," "Bank Building Open," and "Rothwell Optical Co."
The close-up picture of the ticket against a white backdrop shows that the Pasadena Rose Bowl will be starting at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 1936. The cost of the ticket was $4.00 with a .40 tax. The game will be So. Methodist vs. Stanford. Cartoon roses with leaves and stems illustrate part of the ticket.
Photograph of a commercial building on a street corner housing "Willys" automotive business heavily damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. The roof is caved in and the ground is covered in brick rubble. Signs read "Willys," and "Genuine Nash Parts."
Another court document for a C. C. Julian case has a caption identifying it as an exhibit in a case in Judge Doran's court (image ark no. 21198/zz002cv8xp). Proceedings against C. C. Julian in Judge Doran's court are reported in the Los Angeles Times from 1926 through 1928.
Photograph of Leon H. Cubberley, who is secretary to Secretary of the Interior Ickes (not pictured), and Gordon McDonough. They met recently to discuss the plans for the projected County Courthouse project. In their hands they hold a map of downtown Los Angeles, which reads in English “Civic Center for the City & County of Los Angeles”.
Harvard alum John A. Haeseler was the owner of chimpanzees Shorty, about 3 1/2 years of age, and Ditto, 1 1/2. Similar images are shown in "Monkey Business"...Starring Two Chimpanzees," Los Angeles Times, California, 02 Feb. 1936: G5. The photographs are accompanied by the credit: "Times" Miracle Eye photos by J. H. McCrory.
Letter purported to have been written by William F. Gettle during his five-day kidnapping ordeal. The letter was likely sent to attorney Ernest E. Noon, who acted as intermediary between the family and the kidnappers. Noon was preparing to deliver $75,000 in ransom money to the kidnappers before they were captured in a separate bank robbery sting.
Patty Clark sitting on the Orange county exhibit, which features a bounty of fresh oranges, grape juice, and fruit juice . Other produce featured in the picture include avocados, squash, and grapefruit. The display is shaped like a mission, and has a map of Orange county in the center. In the distance decretive lamps and textiles hang from the ceiling.
Photograph of Jailer John L. Uhlik leading two cows to the Hollywood Police Station after they were found walking around Hollywood. He is standing on the sidewalk in front of a sign that states English, “CITY ORDINANCE, HOLLYWOOD POLICE STATION, NO PARKING”. Behind him is the police station.
Related to the article, "Seek Clew In Girl Branding; Police Hunt Hooded Pair of Mutilators; Fiery Cross Burned Into Flesh of Arm; K.K.K. Warnings Followed by Attack," Los Angeles Times, 29 Jan. 1926: A10.
C. C. Julian was a con man who first hit oil in California in 1923 and over-sold shares in oil syndicates through the 1920'a into the 1930's. His business activities were repeatedly investigated. He committed suicide in Shanghai in 1934.
A photograph of a picture of Muriel, a paperclip attached to one side of the picture, four lines drawn around her face to form a rectangle, and a piece of the newspaper article with her name and the stamped date Oct 10 1935 underneath her face.
This photograph appears with the article, “WOMAN AIDE AND BANDITS’ HEAD HUNTED: Gang Linked to Many Hold-ups Survivor in El Monte Gun Battle Reported to Have Confessed to Six,” Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 1936: 1.
Photograph of unnamed children and teacher in a classroom. They are shown here writing a letter. In the background there is a chalkboard that features ten sentences writing in English, presumably a grammar exercise.