Women looking through a pile of rayon print dresses, priced at $1.69, during the semiannual Dollar Day sale in downtown Los Angeles. Stores hired extra salespersons and the city arranged for extra streetcars and policemen to accommodate the more than 200,000 bargain-hunters who came out for the sale
Possibly related to the article, “Impressive Exercises Mark Los Angeles’ Observance of Armistice Day.” Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 1934. The article states: … Bryan Speaks. Thus did William Jennings Bryan, Jr., son of the “Great Commoner,” visualize the present problem. …
Executive vice president of the Southern California Edison Co., W.C. Mullendore, and president of Levi Strauss & Co., Walter Haas, at the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce’s 49th annual banquet in the Ambassador Hotel’s fiesta room. Over 1,000 business, civic and social leaders attended the banquet which is held every year on George Washington’s birthday. The event celebrates the achievements of the Chamber of Commerce over the past year and lays out programs for the coming year.
The Conference of Studio Unions strike was against all Hollywood studios. The CSU strike began in March 1945 and was around the six month mark when it turned violent on October 5, 1945, known as Hollywood Black Friday. National exposure of this violence forced negotiations between studios and the CSU. Negotiation ended the strike about a month later, but CSU didn't last much longer and was eventually disbanded and absorbed by rival union IATSE.
Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler was an Austrian-born violinist and composer. One of the most famous violin masters of his or any other day, and regarded as one of the greatest violinists of all time, he was known for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing.