Bobrick drives beside an unidentified man, possibly author Frank Finch or Bobrick's riding mechanic Bill Zartman. Sunshine reflects off of the water, which is left in a foamy surf in the path following the hydroplane. Both men wear long sleeves, caps, goggles and life jackets.
An unidentified woman, one foot on a soapbox, stands before stacks of magazines at a demonstration at Los Angeles Plaza park. A sizable crowd is gathered and Pico House can be seen in the background on the left.
Harry M. Gage, President of Coe College, speaks at the Iowa Picnic in Lincoln Park, hosted by the Iowa Association of Southern California. He stands on a stage in front of a microphone. There are men visible further back on the stage and an audience visible below.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum track spans the width of the bottom edge as it stretches back on an angle to the left. In the mid-ground, S.C. and Stanford sprinters race towards the camera as they approach the finish line. At center, an S.C. runner crosses the finish line first. He runs with his arms stretched out wide as his chest meets the tape. Two more S.C. Trojans follow behind him at left and 2 Stanford sprinters chase him at right. Along the right edge, several meet officials stand on a stepped riser on the inside of the track. In the distance, meet participants mill about the playing field and the stadium's stands stretch across the background.
Dr. Thomas Young was married to Grace Gordon Young, a millionaire widow with one son. Dr. Young confessed to killing his wife and burying her body in a cistern at their Beverly Glen cabin in an attempt to gain custody of his stepson and his inheritance. In the middle of his trial in August 1925 Young committed suicide while in jail.
Related articles, "Untermyer Fears War, Hitler's Action Condemned, Scrapping of Treaty Called 'Challenge to Whole Civilized World." Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 1935: 2; and "Untermyer Will Speak, American Legion Patriotic Program to Be Aided by Famed Lawyer Today." Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 1935: 12.
This photograph and 2 others appear as a small photo spread that accompanies the article, "Plane Designer With Earliest and Latest Models: FOKKER URGES AIR SAFETY Inventor Says Passengers Will Fly When Planes Are More Stable and Comfortable," Los Angeles Times, 02 Nov. 1927: A5
Louise Ward Watkins, a Progressive Conservative, was involved with numerous civic organizations, and in 1938 became the first woman to run for the U.S. Senate in California. However she also opposed women in higher education.
Photograph of Crown Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden (2nd from L) and Col. Oscar Solbert (L), President Coolidge's personal representative and escort for the Swedish royal party during their visit to the United States, on the observation platform of their train at Barstow in the Mojave Desert. Three other men are on the platform and two men look up at them from below. A sign on the platform reads "the Navajo. Santa Fe all the way."
L to R: Rufus Bernhard von Kleinsmid, President of the University of Southern California; Dr. George F. Zook, President of the American Council on Education; and Senator Elbert D. Thomas, of Utah, seated at a black tie banquet, perhaps at the University of Southern California.
Bird's-eye view of Chinatown portion of San Francisco, with about 6 pagoda-roof buildings in foreground, 1 with sign reading Sing Chong Importing Co., Leading Chinese Bazaar, and about 8 multi-story western-style buildings in background, steeple with cross and clock at left
View of Maxwell K. Baughman looking through the twelve-inch (305 mm) Zeiss refracting telescope in the east dome of the newly constructed Griffith Observatory. Baughman, a technician at the Griffith Planetarium, worked with Paul Lange, a planetarium expert from Jena Germany, to install the telescope from September 1934 to January 1935.
Photograph of Charles C. Cohan who served as Los Angeles Times' Real Estate editor from 1932 to 1959, until his retirement. Before coming to LA, he served as a reporter and editor for the Butte Miner in Montana, during which he co-wrote the state song of Montana, "Montana." He was also designated "Dean of California Real Estate Editors" in 1951 by members of the California Real Estate Association.