Two women in fur coats shake hands at the 11th annual charity ball and dinner of the Junior Auxiliary of the Jewish Home for the Aged, held in the Biltmore Bowl. The theme was patriotic and Bob Hope, George Murphy and Jerry Colona presided as masters of ceremony
Crowd waiting to enter Shrine Auditorium for a San Francisco Opera Association performance of Tristan and Isolde (Tristan und Isolde) on opening night of the Opera. Star of the show was Kirsten Flagstad, the Norwegian soprano, accompanied by the San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Child actors Billy, Bobby, Delmar and Garry Watson gathered around an ignited firework on the Fourth of July. The Watson family was known as "the first family of Hollywood" and included at least nine children that acted in motion pictures.
Two unidentified men share a box of Cracker Jack on a bench during the annual Iowa Picnic. The Iowa Picnic was an annual gathering of Iowans living in Los Angeles and Long Beach. The gathering brought together over 100,000 people in 1935 and was often held at Bixby Park and Lincoln Park.
Mrs. A. Julliard Hall, Mrs. Oscar C. Wilcox, Mrs. Priestly A. Horton, and Mrs. Glynn C. Ellsworth standing around a small table in an otherwise empty room. Mrs. Hall is recording secretary for the Wilshire Woman's Club. Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Ellsworth are members of the Ebell Club.
Aerial view of crowds gathered to participate in the celebration of the Mystic Shrine's Durbar festival. 20,000 spectators enjoyed street parades on South Olive Street and festivities at the Shrine Auditorium.
Crowds gathered to participate in the celebration of the Mystic Shrine's Durbar festival. An overturned car is visible within the crowd. 20,000 spectators enjoyed street parades on South Olive Street and festivities at the Shrine Auditorium.
Los Angeles County Federation of Women's Clubs President Mrs. Harry E. Willits (left) pouring a beverage for extension secretary Mrs. Howard M. Jay at a picnic meeting of county women's club presidents and chairmen. The event was held at the home of Mrs. Howard M. Jay on July 10, 1939 to discuss club legislative issues