In 1926-1927, Crown Prince Gustav Adolf and Crown Princess Louise of Sweden made an international trip around the world to benefit Swedish interests, which was described as a great success, especially the trip to the USA, during which they travelled over the nation from New York to San Francisco.
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
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.
Related to the photo piece, "Construction Progresses on Arthur Letts, Jr., Dwelling," Los Angeles Times, 6 Feb. 1927: E6. The caption reports that plants and trees for the landscaping were being provided by the estate of Letts deceased father (Holmby House in Los Feliz), who had an extensive garden of several acres in. The garden of his father's estate was destroyed in 1927 for development and rare plants also went to the Huntington Gardens.
Photograph of Yvonne Morris sitting at a desk and holding a calendar set to March 13. She smiles at the camera and points to the number 13. In front of her are piles of papers, and behind he is a bookshelf and a filing cabinet.
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."
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 the article, "City Attracts Traffic Study. St. Louis Officials Arrive to Get Pointers. Methods Here Declared to be Outstanding. Los Angeles Lauded, for Its Progressive Program." Los Angeles Times, 7 Sept. 1930: A1.
Baseball pitcher Satchel Paige after a pitch. The location may be Thomas Jefferson High School. A sign on the fence in the background reads: "New, Clean Grade-Marked Lumber, $1800 per 1000 ft., Owens-parks Lumber Co., 2100 E. 38th St., 5 blocks East" which is a Los Angeles address.
Commander Benjamin Orames, General Edward J. Higgins, Catherine Higgins, and Colonel Arthur Daniel Jackson of the Salvation Army stand in front of the train by which they arrived to Los Angeles. The men wear hats that read “Salvation Army” and uniforms. Catherine Higgins, Edward J. Higgins’s wife, holds a large bouquet of roses.
On the photograph the following is stamped in English: “These proofs are made from new Process Films, and if taken cut must be returned in 24 hours. Property of the C. Elmore Grove Studio. $5.00 will be charged for each proof not returned. C. ELMORE GROVE.
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."
One of several related photographs housed in this negative sleeve that document the process of phototelegraphy -the process of transmitting photographic images over telephone wire. Though there were advancements - namely the Telediagraph, the Belinograph, and the Telephotograver (invented by Los Angeles Times managing editor Ralph Trueblood) – the technology left much room for improvement. In the 1930s, the Associated Press began working with Kodak to perfect the technology. On January 1, 1935, the AP sent the first photograph out over its Wirephoto service to 47 affiliated newspapers across the United States.