Cafe operator Agnes O'Brien who was a witness at the liquor license bribe trial. O'Brien testified that she had paid money to the Board of Equalization in the hopes of having her liquor license reinstated, but never received the reinstated license. Defendants in the bribe trial included several high-ranking officials such as state board of equalization member William G. Bonelli and chief liquor control officer Merle Templeton.
William L. Brashear receiving a gift from M. A. Nugent at his birthday/retirement party from the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. I. A. Cain squats to the left holding a birthday cake and a large crowd of railroad employees is gathered around the lounge chair Brashear is seated in.
Several dollies in The May Co. warehouse. An employee grabs one to use during the department store's preparation for downtown Dollar Day. Tom May, executive vice-president of the company predicted this Dollar Day would bring in record-breaking numbers of customers
Photo related to November 1935 United States Senate Justice Administration Committee on the controversies surrounding the bankruptcy of Fox West Coast Theaters. Charles L Rawlins was the attorney for the receiver and trustees of the Arizona Edison Company, which was involved in the case.
Mae West (August 17, 1893–November 22, 1980) in court during questioning about profits earned from her role in the movie "She Done Him Wrong." Writer Mark Linden accused West of failing to provide half of the profits she earned from selling his play to Paramount in order to produce the film. The judge ruled that West did not owe the writer any of the additional money she received as salary for her role as an actress. West was an American actress, playwright, and screenwriter.
Man at work on an automobile at the Los Angeles Studebaker assembly plant in Vernon, CA. The plant opened in December of 1935, and the first completed automobile rolled off the line on January 2, 1936. The plant operated until June 8, 1954.