A similar photograph appears with the article “Baine Inducted in County Post, Hollywood Man Sworn in as New Supervisor, Ceremony at Oath-Taking of Rolph Appointee, He Must Run at Primary to Fill Out Term.” Los Angeles Times, 1 June 1932: A3, with caption: Third District Supervisor Takes Oath of Office. Col. Baine Welcomed by Board. Left to right--Miss M. B. Beatty, Supervisor Wright, Supervisor Baine, Peggy Hamilton, Mayor Porter
Related to the article “Ten Candidates Vie for Award, Affair One of Smartest on University Campus, Distinguished Names Make Up List of Patrons, Riviera County Club to Be Setting for Event.” Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 1933: A6. The article states: Gala event of the University of California at Los Angeles will be the annual military ball … the Scabbard and Blade men will choose an honorary colonel … The fortunate ten … include … Miss Florence Blackman … Patrons will include … Lieut.-Col. and Mrs. Edward J. Moran, Lieut.-Col. and Mrs. Raymond C. Baird …
Lillian Reynolds holds an armful of artificial flowers at an exhibit of arts and crafts and hobbies. She also wears a flower in her hair. More flowers can be seen on the table behind her, as well as a rope that appears to be blocking off part of the room.
Mark L. Herron (left) and Gavin W. Craig (middle) standing with unidentified man outside of courtroom. A sign reads "silence court in session" Only half of the hall is lit and there are light bulbs strewn across the floor.
Probably related to Los Angeles Time article, March 2, 1929, Shuler Takes Defense Stand, Pastor Denies Intending Slur at Catholic Order, Preacher Loses Two Moves in Criminal Libel Trial, Cross-Examination Faced at Session This Morning
In November of 1934, members of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees confronted the Los Angeles Railway Corporation to contract with their union in support of wage increases ad to operate under union rules. A strike followed when the union was challenged and railway operations were halted or slowed down on a number of occasions.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “BOND PLEASE TO BE HEARD: Nine Will Talk Over Radios Importance of School Issue Up for Vote Tomorrow Will Be Stressed SCHOOL BONDS PLEAS PLANNED,” Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 1935: A1.
Photograph of Mrs. Fay Webb Vallee as she prepares to alight from a train. A diamond engagement ring and wedding band on her wedding finger indicate she was still married during the time of this photograph. Married very briefly to musician Rudy Vallee, Mrs. Vallee was a native of Southern California. She died a few months after her divorce to Vallee was finalized.
Photograph of Judge Robert H. Scott with his arms around two children up for adoption. The children are standing on Robert’s desk. The little girl wears a sweater and a hat, and holds a rose, while the boy wears a suit.
Woman in culottes and blouse with buttons, patterned scarf, and dark straw hat, carrying wrap or overskirt of same fabric as outfit, descending stairs from stage, with seated audience left and right. 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.
Jack Kirschke surrounded by microphones held by reporters and with a deputy sheriff standing behind him as he talks. This was at the time of his trial for the double murders of his wife, Elaine, and her lover, Orville (Bill) Drankhan.
Mrs. Scruggs appeared in front of the Board of Supervisors along with several other victims of the General Hospital 1934 polio epidemic in an effort to reinstate Dr. E.T. Remmen as their attending physician after his recent dismissal.
View of houses on the Los Angeles River that were later washed away in a flood caused by a torrential rain storm. They were located next to the Glendale bridge, which was also washed out, in Atwater Village near Glendale.
Born in Ireland, Jim (James) Fitzgerald played soccer and cricket in England, Ireland, and India before he came to America in 1900. Before working at Loyola Stadium he was a groundkeeper at several other sports parks. He is credited with bringing cricket ground technique to American baseball fields and, using English practice, remodeled Baker Field in 1909 and laid out Shibe Park, both in Philadelphia, worked on Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., and designed Gilmore Field in Los Angeles.
A prominent Los Angeles shanty town, or “Hooverville,” was located on a five-acre vacant lot on Alameda and Firestone during the early 1930s, the height of the Great Depression, populated by homeless people and families. This particular Hooverville was located on 8445 S. Alameda Street.
A crowd of people gather to watch “Old Glory Braves” Flag Day ceremonial. Fred Meyer (left) speaks into the microphone on stage with Chief Many Treaties (second from left), conductor of ceremonies, and Blue Bird, a Cherokee; Rolling Cloud, a Creek; Big Tree, an Iroquois; and High Sky, a Shawnee.
A close-up photograph of the back of the medal. It shows a depiction of a ship at sea with a winged person beneath the waves. The words encircle the ship: O Union Strong And Great Thou Too Sail On O Ship Of State Sail On.
Mr. Allen has spent four days in Southland visiting local travel conditions. He brought with him from Chicago a report detailing a 20% increase in passenger traffic during the first two months of 1936.