Key made by Alcatraz inmate Joseph Cretzer in an escape attempt. Cretzer was sentenced to life for murder and sent to Alcatraz in August 1940. He was involved in the bloody standoff known as the "Battle of Alcatraz."
Three men talking outside of a warehouse or factory, two wearing suits and hats and one wearing dress pants and a dress shirt and tie. Signs on the building read "Fabrics, Cotton, Frames and Supplies, Wholesale Prices," and "Shipping & Receiving."
This photograph appears in the article, "Miss Worthing Meets Delay. Alimony Action Against Her Colored Mate Continued. Former Follies Charmer Seeking $700 Monthly. Also Wants Order Barring Molestation by Spouse." Los Angeles Times, 14 May 1932: A3.
View of golf champion Ruth Tustin with golf club raised. At this time she was a sophomore at Marlborough School and one of the youngest golf champions of the junior membership at the Wilshire Country Club, as reported in the Los Angeles Times, September 30, 1935.
Related to the article, "Flames Spread Ruin and Menace Highway Travel. Ridge Route Fire Spreads. Blaze which Destroys Forest Inn and Dozen Cabins Leaps to Highways and Perils Travels." Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 1932: A1.
Mrs. Zane Grey signs a contract with Paramount giving the studio exclusive rights to twenty two novels written by her husband, a noted novelist. Her son, Romer Grey, and Paramount attorney, Jacob Karp, look on beside her.
Photograph of workers retrieving Calvin Darling from a pit that caved in on him. Several men are seen standing around the pit at the surface. One police officer holds an empty bucket while two men are viewed inside the pit with Darling. Two signs from the gasoline service station provide a buttress against loose earth surrounding the pit. One sign reads: "Vales Ground 75 [cents] per cyl." Darling was working on completion of a storage tank pit at the service station when the incident occurred.
Members of the Carthay Circle Women's Club around a table. Five of the women sit, all of the women wear a hat. The table is set with glasses, a candle, flowers, and silverware. There are other tables in the background.