Spectators enjoying the sights at the annual National Air Races, held at the Los Angeles Municipal Airport. Nearly 100 of the most talented pilots from across the world participated and thousands attended.
Crowd watching a baseball game at Wrigley Field in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles's Wrigley Field was built in 1925 and torn down in 1966. It was host to minor league baseball teams and home of the Los Angeles Angeles. The field is named after the same Wrigley as Wrigley Field in Chicago, but it actually received the name first and had more on-site parking than Chicago's field does now.
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.
Drum majorette Betty Atkinson photographed with a group of police officers during an annual parade and entertainment show put on by the Los Angeles Police Department. The event drew 40,000 spectators. July 9, 1937.
Mrs. W.E. Beatty, chairman of the bowling event held during the Los Feliz Woman's Club and Glendale Athletic Club's Field Day Challenge. This event, which was held in May of 1939, was the first time in the history of local woman's clubs that a field day featuring two clubs in competiton occurred
Studio employees drinking coffee during the Conference of Studio Unions strike 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.
From yearly mud battle between first and second year students and the first time female students took part. Brawl took place in parking lot next to school. LAJC is now known as Los Angeles City College located near Vermont and Santa Monica Blvd.
Two unidentified women play on a swing set 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.
Swim suit models during a fashion show that featured local designers. The show was part of a fashion event that lasted for a week and featured designs by Mary Ann De Weese, Margit Fellegi, and Lynn Lester
People gather outside 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, along with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Most likely related to the yearly mud battle between first and second year students and the first time female students took part. Students unknown. LAJC is now known as Los Angeles City College located near Vermont and Santa Monica Blvd.