This photograph shows two men and one child. The man standing on the left is Waldo T. Tupper, manager of the show. The man on the right (wearing glasses) is Uncle John, who is working the LA Times booth. The child in the middle of the two men is unidentified.
Parts of the note she is holding can be read. It states, “…if Miss Bruce were in town. She asked…address and telephone number and also stated she was in….and miss Bruce is in great danger. Miss Hall asked…in regard to a child and she stated ‘Yes, in regard to…’…(referring to SUSIE ANN GILBERT, daughter of Miss Bruce)…Mr. Moore states that Miss Hall was given to believe that this warning of a kidnap attempt of Miss Bruce’s child, SUSIE ANN GILBERT”.
Newspaper clipping of the article, "Educator's Work Brings Distinction From Aboard; Honor Paid Von KleinSmid; French Decoration for Aiding Learning Pinned on Educator at Notable Biltmore Gathering." Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 1928: pg. A1.
Related to the article, "Eastern Visitors Provide Incentive for Clubwomen's Out-of-Doors Parties. Intimate Grill Suppers Popular Summer Entertainment for Many Clubwomen. Grill Suppers Predominate on Gala List. Mrs. L. F. X. Wilhelm Among Prominent Hostesses." Los Angeles Times, 4 Aug. 1935: B8.
Photograph of a typescript document that lists the women in related photograph 21198/zz002dfvp9, which reads, "Wives of Calif. Bar Asso.--nat conv. Mrs. William Hazlett, pouring, wife of local commissioner and Mrs. W. Jefferson davis."
The children delighted in the festivities surrounding Olvera street, donning velvet jackets and embroidered dresses. There was an acrobatic monkey performing, as well as the Mascaras, whose masks were created by Ramon Rodriguez.
Two cyclists standing next to their bicycles at the start of the Transcontinental Bicycle Relay race in Los Angeles with spectators behind them. A sign on a truck behind them reads: "Official Relief Convoy, Los Angeles - New York Transcontinental Bicycle Relay."
A close-up photograph of one of the threats that Mrs. Wahlen received. In white letters "GRACE WAHLEN MERRIT OCEAN PARK JONES. HTG. CALI." was addressed. The threat reads in all capital letters as "Get going U Have Ben Warned". It was written on what seems to be a packet of information for cremating the dead.
The gourd that Mr. Casad is holding has the following carved onto it in English: “When the people show as much enterprise in the solution of this depression as our President Franklin Delano Roosevelt does, this depression will soon be over. This is the people’s problem as much as his. Signed Roland C. Casad, Covina, California”.
The gourd that Mr. Casad is holding has the following carved onto it in English: “Read the Los Angeles Times for news and advertising. Read ‘Unemployment and It’s Solution’ By Roland C. Castro for Ideas!”
This photograph appears with the article, “WOMAN AIDE AND BANDITS’ HEAD HUNTED: Gang Linked to Many Hold-ups Survivor in El Monte Gun Battle Reported to Have Confessed to Six,” Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 1936: 1.
The Rice Growers Association of California exhibit at the Food and Household Show, sponsored by the Southern California Retail Grocers Association. A cutout of a boy stands on a pile of rice. Bags of Little Colonel Rice are displayed and a sign in the back reads, "California Extra Fancy Small Grain Rice 'Little Colonel.'" A sign at the right, which may relate to the neighboring booth, reads, "Office 'Sperry News' Food Show Paper, Mimeograph - Mimeoscope courtesy - Grimes-Stassforth Stationary Co. 739 S. Spring."
Marion Parker was kidnapped for ransom on December 15, 1927 by William Edward Hickman. Two days later, Marion's remains were found by her father, Perry Parker, on the lawn of 432 S. Manhattan Place- just moments after exchanging $1500 for Marion, whom he presumed to be alive. Hickman was ultimately tried and sentenced to death for the crime. He was executed at San Quentin, October 19, 1928.
Related to article, "Lindbergh Up to Old Tricks. "Slim" Leads Musketeers in Thrilling Stunts. Many Air Racers Arrive at Mines Field Goal. Close Finish Lends Drama to Class "b" Contest." Los Angeles Times, 13 Sept. 1928: A1.
A close-up photograph of the medal. It bears a profile outline of Roosevelt and two rows of words encircling his depiction. The outermost description is: Franklin Delano Roosevelt 31st President of the United States, and the innermost is: 1933 1937 John Nance Garner Vice President
Veteran editor, printer and publisher of 53 years Fred L. Alles reminisces about the founding of the "Mechanics' Institute" in 1903 as wreckers demolish the Southwest Building, home of the Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. Quinn deliverd a testimony against former convict and tenant of her home at 9122 South Hoover Street Edward Freeman, who frequently threatened her and is said to be the owner of the illegal firearms, planning to smuggle them to inmates of Folsom State Prison.
Photograph of Miss Bernice McCarty holding two books upright on map of the United States. The smaller book is the Los Angeles City Directory from 1887, and the larger book is the brand new 1936 Los Angeles City Directory. This photograph acts as a visual indicator to show how Los Angeles grew over time.
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”.
Second page of the suicide note left by Leslie Ray Raymond, who killed himself by asphyxiation by inhalation of automobile emission. He had been a radio announcer in Oakland, California, known as "Brother Bob." In his suicide note he confesses having an affair with his niece.
Photograph of Leon H. Cubberley, who is secretary to Secretary of the Interior Ickes (not pictured), and Gordon McDonough. They met recently to discuss the plans for the projected County Courthouse project. In their hands they hold a map of downtown Los Angeles, which reads in English “Civic Center for the City & County of Los Angeles”.
Photograph of Jailer John L. Uhlik leading two cows to the Hollywood Police Station after they were found walking around Hollywood. He is standing on the sidewalk in front of a sign that states English, “CITY ORDINANCE, HOLLYWOOD POLICE STATION, NO PARKING”. Behind him is the police station.
USC football coach Howard Jones (left) shakes hands with UCLA co-founder Ernest Carroll Moore while UCLA football coach William Spaulding (second from right) shakes hands with USC president Rufus B. von Kleinsmid.
Handwritten note relating to images (ark nos. 21198/zz002dd809 and 21198/zz002dd81t) of Mary Fiesel, which reads, "L.A. Times employee (Statistical Dept.) involved w/ "Times" Drama Club + often pictured w/ objects, seized contraband, + other things the Times was illustrating!"
Mrs. Flora Doering holds baby daughter Jeanne Doering. Mrs. Doering's eyes are on her baby as the younger Doering stares happily at the camera. Mrs. Doering wears a hat and top with a skirt. Jeanne wears a baby cap and a light-colored dress. In the background a partially hidden sign reads, "Department [...] Calendar [...] Tuesdays [...] at 2 P.M. [...] Files must [...] to clerk [...]"