Cecilia La Sage, Anita Arnold, and Adelaide Wagner, members of the Catholic Women's Club Juniors bake for Christmas party. Ms. La Sage and Ms. Wagner stand, while Ms. Arnold sits. The women wear aprons. Ms. La Sage is cracking an egg and Ms. Wagner prepares to put flour in a mixer. On the table, there is sugar, milk, cinnamon, eggs, and flour, as well as a baking pan.
Photograph of three images of Gordon Stewart Northcott during his trial. He was accused of kidnapping, molesting, torturing, and brutally murdering three young boys and aiding in the murder of another in 1928, which his mother admitted to. She received a life sentence in jail. Northcott was found guilty on all accounts and was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930 at the age of 23.
Members of Pro America gather around a table. One woman may be reading from a piece of paper she holds while the other four women look on. On the table there are papers, books, cigarettes, and matches.
Flora Glaser, Mrs. Norman Neill, Mrs. Arthur Bowen, and Edna Percy at a tea for the Los Angeles County Medical Association. Three of the women stand holding serving dishes and teacups. Other women are visible at the right of the photograph.
View of E. Elmo Bollinger, county attorney for Mohave County, Arizona, in collared shirt, tie, and jacket. Bollinger filed charges of open and notorious cohabitation against a polygamy colony located in Short Creek, Arizona.
Photograph of workers retrieving Calvin Darling from a pit that caved in on him. Two men are seen standing at opposite sides of the pit, with Darling seen at center. Two signs from the gasoline service station provide a buttress against loose earth surrounding the pit. One sign reads: "Vales Ground 75 [cents] per cyl." Darling was working on completion of a storage tank pit at the service station when the incident occurred.
Related to the article, "Flames Spread Ruin and Menace Highway Travel. Ridge Route Fire Spreads. Blaze which Destroys Forest Inn and Dozen Cabins Leaps to Highways and Perils Travels." Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 1932: A1.
This photograph appears in the article, "Miss Worthing Meets Delay. Alimony Action Against Her Colored Mate Continued. Former Follies Charmer Seeking $700 Monthly. Also Wants Order Barring Molestation by Spouse." Los Angeles Times, 14 May 1932: A3.
This photograph appears with the article, "'Rasslin Tough Game' Says Referee M'Donald: West's Outstanding Mat Official Tells Trials, Tribulations of Being an Arbiter," Los Angeles Times, 13 Aug. 1935: A14.
View of golf champion Ruth Tustin with golf club raised. At this time she was a sophomore at Marlborough School and one of the youngest golf champions of the junior membership at the Wilshire Country Club, as reported in the Los Angeles Times, September 30, 1935.
Mrs. George Hunter, Marion Talley, Lena Gastoni, and Ethelyn Endelman at an event for the Hollywood Opera Reading Club. Two of the women stand and two sit behind a table that is set with plates, glasses, saucers, food, and flowers. A harp is visible in the background, as well as chairs.
Photographic portrait of Myrtle St. Pierre wearing a nurse's uniform, standing in front of a curtain next to a wooden chair. The adjacent upside-down portrait of a woman is scratched out in the negative and appears to be unrelated.
Gordon Stewart Northcott and his mother Louisa were accused of kidnapping, abusing & murdering 4 boys on their chicken ranch in Riverside County. Louisa confessed to killing one boy; Walter Collins and was sentenced to life in prison. Gordon was tried and convicted on 3 counts for murdering Louis & Nelson Winslow & an unidentified Latino boy. He was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930.
This photograph appears in the article, "Flames Spread Ruin and Menace Highway Travel. Ridge Route Fire Spreads. Blaze which Destroys Forest Inn and Dozen Cabins Leaps to Highways and Perils Travels." Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 1932: A1. A second image of the smoke reaching the highway appears above it.
Photograph of Roberta Sargeant, Elaine Bear, Betty Wood and Kit Hambly, seated on a sofa, each with a bowl of peaches in their lap. Each woman holds a peach in one hand and a butter knife in the other. A carton of peaches rests on a stool before them, placed next the a metal bucket. The women were photographed in a residential home, location unknown.
Key made by Alcatraz inmate Joseph Cretzer in an escape attempt. Cretzer was sentenced to life for murder and sent to Alcatraz in August 1940. He was involved in the bloody standoff known as the "Battle of Alcatraz."
Three men talking outside of a warehouse or factory, two wearing suits and hats and one wearing dress pants and a dress shirt and tie. Signs on the building read "Fabrics, Cotton, Frames and Supplies, Wholesale Prices," and "Shipping & Receiving."
This photograph appears in the article, "Women's Club Executives Advised to Build Only for Good of Organization. Leader Urges Petty Tactics Be Discarded. Mrs. Mab C. Lineman Hostess to New Presidents." Los Angeles Times, 7 July 1935: B6.
Setting the scene on a stage set for a Ghirardelli chocolate advertisement, a giggling little girl stands in a metal wash tub wearing a raincoat and rain hat as a man stands on a stool pours water on her from a watering can.
Advertising photomontage with a blindfolded woman among 7 giant bottles of milk, reaching out to one bottle. There are prize ribbons from the Los Angeles County Fair and a San Fernando Valley event on 2 Adohr milk bottles.
Photograph for advertisement for "Double X Floor Cleaner" with a container of the cleaner with added arms, legs and eyeglasses on a hardwood floor. The container figure carries a bucket of suds and cleans the floor with mop ends attached to its feet.
Stoneware cup resting on a collage with photographs of faces, resting on a "Santa Fe Patties" cigar box. The same cup was used in a Ghirardelli's chocolate advertisement (see image ark no. 21198/zz002j908w)