Mmes. Ben Lewis, Harry Kimball and Dr. Sonia Poushkareff Bergmann participated in the Russian program of the Hollywood Opera Reading Club, when music, dancers, motifs and decorations were Russian. Mrs. Lewis was in charge of arrangements at the Roosevelt Hotel luncheon following the program.
In May, 1922, Rudolph Valentino was charged with bigamy after he married Natacha Rambova before the one-year wait period was over from his divorce from Jean Acker. Ramalda Lugo and her daughter Lena were housekeepers at Rambova and Valentino's house in Palm Springs and testified against them in court.
The Ebell Club is an active force to be reckoned with amongst the community, run by treasurer of the club Mrs. Leroy Carlisle Williams, Mrs. Charles R. Smurr, chairman, Mrs. Benjamin F. Bledsoe, second vice-president and president Mrs. Charles D. Hill.
The three women stand around the portrait chatting with each other, two to the left and one to the right, the young lady on the right holding a mug and saucer while other portraits can be made out on either side of the one they stand in front of.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Thousands Hail Liberty Drama: Pageant Stirs Emotions of Vast Coliseum Crowd: Historical Scenes Enacted at Patriotic Event: New Citizens Introduced as Feature of Spectacle," Los Angeles Times, 6 Jul. 1926: A1.
Two chorus girls pose for a photograph during a rehearsal for a vaudeville show sponsored by the Works Progress Administration. The show toured Civilian Conservation Corps camps. The rehearsal took place at 843 South Hope street.
In January 1936, District Attorney Buron Fitts was charged with perjury regarding a 1931 testimony over the sale of a Claremont orange grove. Mrs. Berthall Gregory, Fitts’ sister, sold the grove to Lucien C. Wheeler. Fitts reportedly falsified the amount of money he received through the sale.
In January 1936, District Attorney Buron Fitts was charged with perjury regarding a 1931 testimony over the sale of a Claremont orange grove. Mrs. Berthall Gregory, Fitts’ sister, sold the grove to Lucien C. Wheeler. Fitts falsely testified the amount of money he received through the sale. He was prosecuted by Clyde C. Shoemaker and defended by Jerry Giesler, Joseph Scott, and William E. Scott with Winthrop O. Gordon as the attorney aid.
Crespin (or Crispin?) Rosales, manslaughter suspect, lays in his hospital bed with his bandaged head against a pillow. An emblem on his hospital gown reads, "L.A. Receiving Hospital."Rosales was taken to one of the hospitals within the city's public Receiving Hospital System. It is unclear which of the several clinics Rosales was taken to, but it could possibly have been the Central Receiving Hospital.
Hundreds of officers follow a horse-drawn caisson as it carries William Traeger away from Patriotic Hall to Rosedale Cemetery. Two officers are on horseback while two others sit on the caisson. A row of mourners observes the procession from the sidewalk.