Photograph of the title page of the Baskerville Bible. In English, it reads, “The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues and with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revifed, By His Majesty’s Special Command, Appointed to be Read in Churches. Cambridge, Printed by John Baskerville, Printer to the University, M DCC LXIII. Cum Privilegio.”
Ransom letter, demanding money for the return of kidnapping victim Mary B. Skeele, wife of Walter Skeele, the Professor of Organ and Dean of the College of Music at the University of Southern California. The ransom was paid and Mrs. Skeele was returned unharmed.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “CHARGES RAP SUPERVISORS: Refusal of Funds Irks Council Attitude on Street Sweeping Aid Laid to Politics and ‘Sour-Bond Racket’”, Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 1935: A3.
A group of unidentified members of the Lions Club stand on a train while waving goodbye as they depart for Mexico City. They hold a paper sign that reads in English “Headquarters Griffith Park Lions Club”. There is also a circular sign hanging from the train that reads “Lions International Fourth District”.