Dancing Chinese lion during festival in Chinatown on unpaved street with spectators on the sidewalk. The man supporting the front holds the lion's head high above his own head and is smiling. There is allot of dust or smoke in the foreground. A sign on a commercial building reads: "Eastern Grocery Co."
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!”
Louise Peete was convicted on Feb. 5, 1921 of first-degree murder in the death of Jacob Denton. She served 18 years in San Quentin before being released. In 1945 she was convicted of a second murder, this time of Margaret Logan, a wealthy woman who had supported Peete while she was in prison. For the second murder she was given the death penalty, and in 1947 became the second woman to be executed in California.
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.
Ransom note sent to Perry M. Parker, father of kidnap victim Marion Parker, from William Edward Hickman. The hand printed letter was pinned to a page of the Evening Herald. The note was likely photographed in 1927.
Photograph of a typescript document that lists the people in related photograph 21198/zz002dfwq9, including three additional attendees not pictured, and reads, "Basque Fiesta—Bishop and Mrs. W. Bertrand Stevens, Mrs. Levering Moore, chairman of the Bishop’s Guild and Miss Shirley Wells, leading lady as “Chloe in the extravaganza, “Damon’s Damsel.” Basque Fiesta ([…] Girls). Marjorie Laird, Charlotte Sloane and Mildred Gilbert."