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”.
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."
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!"
View of E. F. Smith's Market on E. 103rd St. in Watts after a fire, with hoses draped on the wet street and sidewalk in front. The fire started when a vat of boiling grease at Watts Cut-rate Bakery, next door on the right, exploded during the Long Beach earthquake. Sav-way Drug Store is on the left at 1714 103rd St.
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 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.
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.
Famed baseball pitcher Satchel Paige with his arms raised about to pitch. 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. The location may be Thomas Jefferson High School at Hopner and 41st St.
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.
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”.
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.
Door to the jury room photographed during the trial of Louise Peete, accusing of killing Jacob Denton. On the right is a diagram of the 2nd floor of the house of Jacob Denton, where Denton was murdered, with a label reading "Plan of second floor of 675 So. Catalina St. Los Angeles, Cal. Surveyed by County Surveyor. November, 1920. Scale 1" = 2'"
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.
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.
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."