Close-up view of gas regulator equipment manufactured by the Wilgus Manufacturing Company, illuminated from both sides creating 2 shadows on the table. The parts are metal-cast with embedded inscriptions identifying the company and, on some, the part number, for example: “Wilgus Mfg. Co. 972." The location might be the Wilgus Manufacturing plant located at 1722 East Sixteenth Street from 1921 to at least 1944.
Half-length portrait photograph of William Conselman wearing a striped button-down shirt and patterned necktie and seated on a wooden chair with one arm draped over the back. Probably in Will Connell's studio.
F. E. Olds was a manufacturer of musical instruments founded by Frank Ellsworth Olds in Los Angeles, in the early 1900s. The company made brass instruments, especially trombones, cornets, and trumpets. Olds was joined by his son Reginald Birdsall (R.B.) Olds in 1920. Their address was 1914 Raymond Ave., Los Angeles, from about 1922 to 1956. The company was purchased by Chicago Musical Instruments after World War II, and went out of business in 1979.
Interior view of a built-in wall display and built-in sofa at The Bachelors haberdashery, designed by Julius Ralph Davidson in an art deco style, "featuring panels of Makassar ebony set into aluminum frames, brown and tan carpeting laid in strips, and high-quality pigskin upholstery." (Christopher Long, "The Rise of California Modern Design, 1930-41." in ed. Wendy Kaplan, California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way (2012), 65.