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."
Politician and lobbyist Howard Jarvis with State Senator Alan Robbins at a news conference at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Jarvis held the conference to show support for Proposition 1, the proposed constitutional amendment designed to end court-ordered busing for desegregation purposes. The amendment was authored by Allan Robbins.
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
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.
Steintorf states that the United States sells more good to Japan than we buy from Japan. Japan is a big buyer of raw materials, heavy machinery and other equipment. The sales have decreased dramatically with the onset of the Great Depression.
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.
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.