This photograph appears with the article, “Two Bank Bandits Shot to Death in El Monte Battle: Third Seized as Officers’ Pistol Team Rushes to Scene After Alarm; Two Law Enforcers Wounded,” Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 1936: 1.
Photograph of an apartment building with shops on the ground level with a portion of the exterior wall missing at the 3rd story level. A flat bed truck with a shipment of lumber partially unloaded is parked in front. Businesses at the ground floor level include singer Sewing machines and "the New York Smart Shop." A sign on the building reads "Felt Apts, Furnished Singles and Doubles." A sign on the building on the right reads "Pacific Outfitting Co."
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.
The close-up picture of the ticket against a white backdrop shows that the Pasadena Rose Bowl will be starting at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 1936. The cost of the ticket was $4.00 with a .40 tax. The game will be So. Methodist vs. Stanford. Cartoon roses with leaves and stems illustrate part of the ticket.
View of a Bank Of America building damaged by the Long Beach earthquake. Parts of the corner facade are missing and the corner portion is partitioned off and supported with beams on the left. Signs read "... of America," "Open for Business," "Bank Building Open," and "Rothwell Optical Co."
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.
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 the title page of the Baskerville Bible. In English, it reads, “The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues and with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revifed, By His Majesty’s Special Command, Appointed to be Read in Churches. Cambridge, Printed by John Baskerville, Printer to the University, M DCC LXIII. Cum Privilegio.”
Police Chief Blair is quoted in the article, "Southland Stunned by Tragic Plane Deaths of Will Rogers and Wiley Post: Gestures of Reverence Bear Witness to Grief. Film Colony, Official Circles and Lay Public Pay Tribute to Widely-Beloved Pair," Los Angeles Times, 17 Aug. 1935.