In the middle of the field marked with various numbers and white lines the five men stand in a row, their pistols held at eye's height, looking directly into the camera. Four of the men are in uniform and one wears a suit.
Photograph of Robert Bruce Hunter looking at Frank F. Smith as Frank holds his glasses and smokes a cigarette. They appear to be in an office, and behind them there is a large map on the wall that says in English, “Map of Los Angeles County California”.
Nurse Carolyn Wells leans over the bedside of Vivian Denton and hands the woman, bundled under a quilt and sheets, a glass of white liquid while a newspaper featuring Denton's attempted suicide rests on her lap.
Vincent Lopez, center, is slumped over the rope while Man Mountain Dean (Frank Simmons Leavitt), right, stands over him in the ring. An unidentified man in the foreground has his arm outstretched. The wrestling match took place at the Grand Olympic Auditorium.
Photo appears with the article by William Hamilton Cline, "This Most Decorated Man. Fourteen governments have placed medals of honor upon his breast. He is a simple private citizen. He's lived in Los Angeles for fifty years," Los Angeles Times, 28 Jan. 1934: H6.
The Spanish Duke of Alba paid visits to the art gallery of the museum at Exposition Park and the home of historian Charles F. Lummis. Lummis showed the Duke a chair that is said to have been used in religious services by Fray Junipero Serra.
Evangelist Dr. Richard Lewis of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, has come to Los Angeles to visit his son and speaks about his translation of the Bible that he is writing that will make the text easier for children to understand.
View of the officers of the Daughters of Scotia. Front row, center, Mrs. Agnes St. Clare [sometimes spelled: St. Claire], Grand Chief Daughter of the Daughters of Scotia from 1934 to 1935. The organization's thirty-seventh annual national convention was held in Los Angeles.
Ethel E. Lewis, R. P. Benton, and civic leader, David R. Faries pile petitions against the state personal income tax initiative that was set to go into effect January 1. There is a portrait of Abraham Lincoln hanging on the wall.
Officials stand beside the Spanish-American War Memorial, commemorating the 7th Regiment, located at the north-east corner of Pershing Square at 5th and Olive streets. A crowd surrounds the statue from multiple sides.
In 1912 William Selig purchased the site that is now Lincoln Park in Los Angeles, at Mission Road and Selig Place, as additional film studio acreage for the housing of wild animals used in his films. The studio was insolvent by 1918 and the zoo was auctioned off in 1923. Over time, it had various names, including Luna Park Zoo, the L.A. Wild Aimal Farms, the California Zoological Gardens, and Zoopark.
Los Angeles Times illustrator Charles Owens sits in a chair, with his eyes on the camara. He wears a pin stripe suit, shirt, and a tie. Owens is also wearing glasses. In the background are blank walls and a coat on a rack.
Carmelo Barbera was born in New York. His father, Salvatore Barbera, an Italian shoe maker, arrived on a ship from Naples in 1893. According to an article in the Cumberland Sunday Times on October 7, 1951, Carmelo Barbera graduated from the Cooper Union Institute of Arts and Science in New York. According to the 1920 Census, Carmelo lived in New York working as a clay molder. According to the 1930 Census he lived at 1007 North Harper Avenue in Beverly Hills. In 1933 he still lived in Beverly Hills and taught sculpture at the Los Angeles Evening High School. A September 15, 1951 photograph of him preserved in the Baltimore Sun newspaper archive shows him sculpting a female figure with wings. The press release with the photograph states that he worked for the Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corp in San Diego, making plaster models for airplane sections and developing safety ideas for the plant. The 1951 Cumberland Sunday Times article states that Barbera had sculpted church ornaments in Salt Lake City, the decorative parts of theaters in Houston and Fort Worth, Texas, and had also worked on movie sets in Hollywood. He is buried at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery.
The dollar chain "Own-a-New-Car-Club" has been put to an end by a raiding party from the Sherriff's and District Attorney's offices. Charles Dalrymple, proprietor, and Ione Laskey, Michael Laskey, Ruth Weipert, Lucille Donato, and Rolland Dalrymple were taken in for questioning.
From left to right: Frank H. Brumby; Mayor Frank Shaw; Harry L. Harper, president of Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Francis P. Woellner; W. A. Simpson. They are seated at a banquet table at the Ambassador Hotel with a mural depicting a Spanish dancer and musicians is on the wall behind them.
Joseph Markowski was charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of attempted poisoning for knowingly selling his HIV positive blood. The attempted murder charges were later dropped and he was acquitted of attempted poisoning in 1988.
In 1924, Rex H. W. Albrextonare was accused of practicing medicine without a license and for swindling approximately $35,000 from former admirers of his “work”. Before this, he was found guilty of charges filed against him in 1923 of the deaths of two girls from Orange. In 1930, Albrextondare and Mrs. Ruth Shaw were charged for petty theft and violation of the State Medical Act.
Louise Peete,was convicted on Feb. 5, 1921 of first-degree murder in the death of Jacob Denton. She served 18 years in San Quentin before being released. In 1945 she was convicted of a second murder, this time of Margaret Logan, a wealthy woman who had supported Peete while she was in prison. For the second murder she was given the death penalty, and in 1947 became the second woman to be executed in California.
Dancer Josephine Barbee, also known by the name Sally Wray, sits in an office, possibly of a lawyer of judge, during the time when her mother and attempted to gain guardianship over her daughter. She was unsuccessful.