A parasol and pendant necklace, found in a trunk allegedly belonging to Kenneth G. Ormiston during proceedings against Aimee Semple McPherson and others, are viewed close-up. At center, the parasol stands upright on the seat of a chair. Behind it, a large, furled piece of paper rests between the parasol and the back of the chair as a makeshift backdrop. To the right of the parasol, a large pendant necklace hangs down against the backdrop.
Bird's-eye view of the Griffith Observatory facing south towards the straight line of Los Feliz Boulevard in the distance. The observatory appears to be in the final phase of completion, with the Astronomers Monument in place but with the parts of the walkway and the south end of E. Observatory Avenue unpaved.
Photograph of workers retrieving Calvin Darling from a pit that caved in on him. Several men are seen standing around the pit at the surface. One police officer holds an empty bucket while two men are viewed inside the pit with Darling. Two signs from the gasoline service station provide a buttress against loose earth surrounding the pit. One sign reads: "Vales Ground 75 [cents] per cyl." Darling was working on completion of a storage tank pit at the service station when the incident occurred.
California Indian Day was recognized in 1968 when California Tribal Leaders and then Governor Ronald Reagan declared the fourth Friday of September to be “California Native American Indian Day”. In 1998 it became an official state holiday by the passage of California State Assembly Bill AB 1953 making the 4th Friday in September "Native American Day”.
Frances Pyle models a flowing, ruffled gown for the Los Angeles Times' First Annual Fashion Show, where designers from the fashion and entertainment worlds introduced their Fall styles. The dress features sheer shoulder sleeves, and what appears to be a small, bundle of silk flowers pinned at the belted waist. Pyle's ruff collar is also sheer. She holds a Chinese fan in one hand. There were multiple showings of the event--which included amateur and professional models, actors, singing, and other types of entertainment. 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.
Five women stand holding a tray filled with gifts. from left to right: Francine Becheraz, Mrs. Rodney Carmack, Margaret Jean Millikan, Dorothy Jueneman, and Francis M. Traeger. A piano can be seen in the background.
District Attorney Asa Keyes stands just left-of-center in a hallway. In front of him and to the right, a large box stands on its side. District Attorney Keys rests a hand onto the top side of the box and looks down towards it. Along the right side of the box, it reads, "HON. ASA KEYES DISTRICT ATTORNEY LOS ANGELES C[A]." In the background, doors line the hallway.
Photographs taken at the same dual track meet appear with the articles, “How Trojans Tripped Stanford,” Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D3, and “Boys Outdo Themselves to Run Away with Meet Southern California Scores Easy 82 2-3 to 48 1-3 Win Over Rivals as Records Fall,” Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D1
Typed notes on negative states: On image of group of 3 people above their heads "Mack Swain Al St.John", on side "Chester Conklin", on bottom "Gloria Swanson". Above heads of Keystone Kops:"Ford Sterling, Fatty Arbuckle"
Related to the article, "Fire Perils Home Area. Blaze Sweeping Verdugo Hills. Two Hundred Men Battle Flames Fanned by Brisk Wind. Three Houses Doomed and Hundred Threatened Near La Crescenta." Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 1927: 1.
Photograph of the statue of Ludwig van Beethoven in Pershing Square. The work is signed by the sculptor, by Arnold Foerster, on the lower right corner of the granite base. The inscription on the base reads: "Beethoven. Dedicated to William Andrews Clark, Jr., Founder of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra."
Photograph of the statue of Ludwig van Beethoven in Pershing Square before it was unveiled. The work is by the sculptor, by Arnold Foerster. The inscription on the base reads: "Beethoven. Dedicated to William Andrews Clark, Jr., Founder of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra."
Peirson M. Hall was an attorney in the Los Angeles County who once served as a city councilman, U.S. attorney, and eventually a Los Angeles Superior Court judge. Because the negative sleeve labels Hall as a U.S. Attorney, we can assume that the photograph was probably taken between 1933 and 1937, when Peirson served that post.
Exterior view of the main facade of the Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church. Signs on the church advertise a fundraising effort to prevent foreclosure, reading: "Save The Tower! $25,000 will do it. Will You Give It?" and "$50,000 Will Save This Church. Have You Given Your Bit for Religion? This Church belongs to Everybody." A tower-shaped sign to indicate the status of the fundraising effort is at the corner of the property. Other signs read: "Leila Castberg Preacher ... Church of Divine Power...Service, Sunday 7:30," and "May 6 The Miracle Church, Dr. Frank Dyer...Duled By Money...7:30."
Albert A. Post; along with motor-truck broker Emily C. Paddleford and former police and county employee Laurette Hasker are to appear before the court on charges of conspiracy to defraud the government.
About 8 uniformed football players and possibly a referee in motion on field, about 3 on ground, with goal post at right, wooden fence at edge of field, houses in background, building at right with sign over door reading Trojans
Exterior view of the Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church at Plymouth and Wilshire Boulevards, with construction near completion. Scaffolding is up against the main facade and at the base of the tower on the east side. The edifice is now the home of the Wilshire United Methodist Church.
Film actress and dancer Lina Basquette obtained a divorce from her third husband Teddy Hayes on the grounds of mental cruelty, attributing his behavior to two of her nervous break downs. She was awarded custody of their son Edward Alvin Hayes, 20 months old.
Photograph of Thirteenth district councilman, Carl I. Jacobson (fifth from right, front row) surrounded by lawyers and counsel, during his trial for violation of the moral code. Councilman Jacobson was charged with resorting to a room for immoral purposes. He was later freed of charges, and it was reported that he had been framed.
Protesters gather at the intersection of Plaza St. and Sanchez St. in Los Angeles. There are men and women in the crowds, and a a podium is visible. A Brunswig Drug Co. billboard is visible in the background as well as and a poster with a hammer in hand that says "WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE" that has speakers attached to it in the middle of the crowd. Another sign saying "WE WANT MILK!" is held up. In the background there is a "El Nuevo Porvenir" mexicana store and a place that is named "Academia Sanchez".