Related to the article “Throng Joins in Formal Launching of Annual Festival of Arts at Laguna Beach, Life Given Paintings, Subjects Pose in Frame, Celebrities of Stage and Screen Introduced to Visiting Crowd, Theater, Salon and Large Group of Booths Form Attraction Center,” Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 1934.
From left to right:Francisco Guerra de Carpio with two men who were possibly law enforcement officials or military servicemen in Mexico.The photograph was taken in front of the Comisaria de Policia (Police Headquarters) in Naco, Sonora, Mexico. Mr. Guerra was an aduanero (border patrol official) for the Mexican government at the Naco Sonora border entry point. This photograph is believed to have been taken in close proximity to his workplace.
Arturo Guerra standing in front of a car in Boyle Heights, CA.Mr. Guerra loved cars. However, he never actually learned how to drive. This photograph was taken in front of a family member's car.Also, Mr. Guerra's clothes are similar to that popularly referred to as a zoot suit. Interestingly, he always said that he thought zuit suits "looked sloppy."
Left to right: Arturo C. Adame and Jose Luis Guaderrama (cousin-same age). Arturo's mother possibly took the photograph. It was taken in the front yard of the family's home on Carlson Lane in Redondo Beach, CA. This picture shows North Redondo Beach still largely undeveloped.
Left to Right: Joaquin Morales (son), Manuel Morales (son), Trinidad Morales (mother), and Andrea Corral (daughter, 7 years old). This photograph was taken in a studio for Andrea's first communion. At the time, the family was living in East Los Angeles in Maravilla on Kern Avenue.This image is a reproduction of the original photograph.