Photograph of William Beirne (left) and others seated at a long table and standing behind the table in a Los Angeles courtroom. One of the attorneys is William Beirne. Additional people are seated in the courtroom in the background.
Possibly related to Los Angeles Times article, February 12, 1930, Gov. Tapia Arrives in City Today, Mexcian Official Will be Guest With Gov. Young at Dinner This Evening. … Both will be honor guests tonight at a banquet tendered by Alfonso Pesqueira, Consul of Mexico in Los Angeles. … attended by … Mayor Porter, President Austin of the Chamber of Commerce, State Senator Lyons, Sheriff Traeger, Emil Klika, president of the Bank of America at San Diego: Consul-General Lubbert of San Francisco, and other executives …
Wearing a protective helmet and boxing gloves King leans against the ring looking in the direction of the camera. Jerry offers him something to drink while Sam Levinsky and Harold Steinman stand on either side of King outside the ring. A crowd of seated men can be seen on the other side of the ring.
Art "Tillie" Shafer and Zeb Terry were members of the Stanford Alumni team that played against Stanford Varsity at Gilmore Stadium on March 26, 1936. Zeb Terry was a former shortstop for the Chicago Cubs and Art Shafer had played with the New York Giants.
Lillian Copeland was an American athlete, who excelled in weight throwing. She has been called "the most successful female discus thrower in U.S. history," and held multiple titles in shot put and javelin throwing as well. In the 1928 Olympics she won the silver medal for the discus throw and in 1932 she won the gold medal in this event.
Christmas party organized by the Native Daughters of the Golden West for the children of Ruth Home. A Wayne Williams dressed as Santa Claus provided holiday gifts to some of the children - June Wightman, Leonard Young, Nancy Carter and Bob Young.
The American Bar Association held their 1935 convention in Los Angeles with events at the Biltmore and Philharmonic Auditorium. Approximately 3,000 barristers from around the country were in attendance.
Peltzer was particularly interested in running on the Coliseum track, which he praised as a fast track. Two months after this photograph was taken he ran against local racers and set a new Southern California record. . During World War II, Peltzer was imprisoned by the Germans because was gay.
Spectators gather to watch the wreckage of a downed plane at 5715 Van Ness Avenue. Firemen and police administered first aid to the three injured occupants before sending them to hospital. The plane landed on the front lawn of a residential home in a densely populated neighborhood.