Probably connected to Los Angeles Times article, June 9, 1934, Sproul Raps Communism, Rotarians Hear U.C. Head, Says Reds Will Never Be Tolerated in California or United States, Painting of Universities as Hot Beds of Radicalism Decried by Speaker. Communism was attacked yesterday by Dr. Robert Gordon Sproul, president of the University of California, in an address at a Los Angeles Rotary Club luncheon in the Biltmore … George E. Montgomery, president of the local Rotary Club, presided.
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.
A model of the Thanksgiving table to be served at the Biltmore Hotel on November 28, 1935. A turkey at the center of the table is surrounded side dishes, candles, and three place settings on a white table cloth.
Probably related to Los Angeles Times article, May 10, 1936, "Beau Peep Whispers." … Junior League Musicale … Last Wednesday’s Junior League musicale in the quiet dignity of the Biltmore Ballroom … Madelaine Forthmann, looking blondely lovely in white chiffon, played Beethoven and Bach with exceptional skill, while Mildred (Mrs. William) Rains, in an Alice blue gown, was masterful in her contrasts of Chopin’s gay and somber moods. We thought the program rose to a new high in the talented two-piano playing of Rachmaninoff …
Pictured from left to right: Studebaker Corporation executive Paul G. Hoffman, Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw, and Bank of America executive Walter J. Braunschweiger stand surrounding a cake that reads, "47th Anniversary." In the background, a large chandaliered room can be seen, with suited men seated at white-clothed tables. Photograph was taken at the Chamber of Commerce's 47th anniversary event in the Biltmore Hotel's Biltmore Bowl, the hotel's ballroom. S.E. Gates (not pictured), as president of the Rotary Club, co-organized the luncheon.