Referenced in more recent article, "Dusting Off the Pages From California's Past," [Los Angeles Times, September 28, 1983]. There is no related article from photograph's time period. This more recent column references the image's subject as part of the Los Angeles Public Library's collection of historical documents. The printed document in the photograph is an original decree establishing Los Angeles as the new capital of the Mexican territory of Alta California. It is signed by then Secretary of the State, Jose Maria Gutierrez de Estrada, on behalf of the interim president of Mexico, Miguel Barragan. The names of other persons, printed in the decree, include: Basilio Arillaga, Deputy President; Antonio Pacheco Leal, President of the Senate; Demetrio del Castillo, Deputy Secretary; and Manuel Miranda, Secretary of the Senate. It is dated May 23, 1935.
Poster depicts a black couple. Man is hugging a woman from the back. Both of them are looking up. Also poster provides information about Sida Info Service, their telephone number, web-site, work hours, and languages, in which they provide their service.
Poster advertises an HIV/AIDS helpline that is anonymous and safe. Pictures of people are arranged in a circle around another circle with the hotline number in it, representing a rotary dial on a phone. A picture of a red AIDS ribbon takes the place of a photograph in one spot around the dial. Poster also includes a check list of common questions and concerns about AIDS and calling a helpline.