F. E. Olds was a manufacturer of musical instruments founded by Frank Ellsworth Olds in Los Angeles, in the early 1900s. The company made brass instruments, especially trombones, cornets, and trumpets. Olds was joined by his son Reginald Birdsall (R.B.) Olds in 1920. The company was purchased by Chicago Musical Instruments after World War II, and went out of business in 1979.
Advertising photograph promoting the uniform quality of Ghirardelli chocolate. A grid of chocolate bon-bons on a paper covered wooden platform appears in front of an illustration with 4 identical women in silhouette making chocolates below the word "Uniform."
Taken from scan of back of photograph: Back Row 1 Eldon A. Johnson - IBM ? [illegible] 2 Joseph J. Kohl - Ashland Wisconsin - Contractor 3 Harry P. Jabel[?] - H.S. Teacher[?] 4 Carl E. Bierhauer - IBM[?] Supervisor in Bank[?] 5 Albert
Photograph of typescript note accompanying photograph 21198/zz002dfx61, which appears to be misfiled, and reads, "Wives of California Bar Association – nat convention. Mmes. Benjamin F. Bledsoe, John Perry Wood and Fanchon Armitage."
Photograph of a typescript document that describes the related photograph ark no. 21198/zz002dfwxd and reads, "10. Left to right. J. Ross Clark, II, of Los Angeles, Baron and Baroness von Romberg and Mrs. Clark, II, photographed at the Santa Barbara Biltmore."