Diana Gibson, in long dark skirt with cummberbund, pleated blouse with string or beaded tie, light satin jacket with epaulets. The show took place in the Los Angeles Times building on 202 West 1st Street, most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
Southern Pacific Los Angeles area superintendent William H. Whalen, in jacket, light shirt, and light tie, and another man in pinstriped suit and tie with cigar, both wearing hats, standing in front of railroad car
Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor. Born in Fresno, California. Studied at the Otis Art Institute and with Stanton Macdonald-Wright. Most of his works were executed in bronze. Lion wrote the book SCULPTURE FOR BEGINNERS, and worked on the WPA art project [Smithsonian Archives of American Art].
James P. Watson had married between 16-22 women, 7 of which he confessed to killing. He was caught when his last wife, Kathryn Wombacher became suspicious of his activities and hired a private investigator. The investigator uncovered Watson’s scheme of placing personal ads in newspapers under different alias in attempts to marry women and gain their property. Once under arrest Watson confessed to multiple murders of previous wives and led police to the grave of his last victim, Nina Lee LeLaney. He was sentenced to life for the murder of DeLaney. In 1939 he died of pneumonia in San Quentin prison
This image is related to the newspaper photograph showing Frank A. Bouelle receiving the Pehr Henrik Ling medal, with the caption: "Health Efforts Recognized, School Official Wins Ling Medal; Altruist's Reward, State Senator McKinley presents Frank A. Bouelle, superintendent of schools, with Ling Medal" Los Angeles Times, December 17, 1931.
Portrait of Frank A. Bouelle, Superintendent of Schools, seated at his desk. Bouelle was the superintendent of the Los Angeles City School District from February 1, 1929 until his retirement in January, 1937.
State Senator James Wilfred McKinley presenting the Ling Foundation medal to Frank A. Bouelle, Superintendent of School in Los Angeles. Bouelle was awarded to medal for establishing the first school playground with equipment in Los Angeles in 1906 and for years directed safety work in the city schools.
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. …
Lois, Princess of Denmark, and 2 men (center man might be he spouse Prince Erik, Count of Rosenborg) with the party accompanying Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden look into a glass display case at the Natural History Museum during a visit to Los Angeles. A reconstructed dinosaur skeleton is visible in the background.