Writer Thomas H. Ince Jr. was cut and bruised when his car was struck by a bus last April 17th. Superior Judge Frank M. Smith ruled that Ince is to accept $1200 less than the $3000 judgment awarded him against the Los Angeles Motor Coach Company.
Officer Lieuallen, along with police Chief Tom Gurdane (not in photo), captured Hickman in Echo, Oregon, after an 8-day manhunt. It is not clear whether this photo was taken during Hickman's post-extradition arraignment in December of 1927, or his trial in 1928.
Woman in skirt and blouse with buttons, patterned scarf, and dark straw hat, hand behind head. The location may be the roof terrace of the newly completed Los Angeles Times Building. The fashion show took place in the Los Angeles Times Building on 202 West 1st Street, most likely inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
Herbert Hoover standing on a boat at a Navel yard in San Pedro, facing a man in a suit, a Naval Admiral in full special dress, an officer and two other civilian men, with 4 sailors standing at attention and another admiral on the boat behind him.
Photograph of U.S. Senator Wheeler Burton, (D-Montana) arrives at a train station, met by four members of Roosevelt's election campaign. They are, from left, J. F. T. O'Connor, campaign manager in Southern California; John F. Dockweiler, congressional candidate; Wheeler; Isidore B. Dockweiler, Democratic national committeeman; and Reginaldo Del Valle, former state senator and chairman of the campaign.
Related to the articles, "High and Low Wield Picks in R.F.C. Relief Project: Motley Crew Found at Work on Griffith Park Roads, With Many Driving Own Cars to Job," Los Angeles Times, 30 Apr. 1933: 19, and "Park Drive Job Proving Unique, Griffith Road Being Rushed by R.F.C. Work army, Six Thousand Men Finding Daily Employment, Widened Highway to Offer Rare Valley View." 2 Apr. 1933: pg. 18.
Related to the article “Red Grange and George Wilson Collide Today, All-American Stars in Great Coliseum Game, Expect More Than 75,000 Fans to Watch Athletes in Action; Bears Doped to Win,” Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 1926: 9
A similar photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, February 26, 1935, "Diplomatic Transfer in Effect Today, Mexico Changes Consuls; Terrazas to Serve Here." Caption reads: "Senor Joaquin Terrazas, left, becomes the Mexican Consul in Los Angeles today, and Senor Alejandro V. Martinez, who occupied the local post for two years, goes to Tucson, to take over the Consulate recently directed by the former"
On October 14, 1928, former navy aquatic champion Jimmy Cherry set the endurance record for swimming by remaining in the Bimini Baths outdoor pool for sixty-five hours and two minutes. He was the first man in aquatic history to set a world’s endurance record.
This photograph was likely taken on September 4, 1931, during the Parade of Four Flags. 200,000 spectators gathered to watch the Parade on opening day of La Fiesta de Los Angeles. The parade route was along Figueroa St, between Olympic Blvd and Washington Blvd.
Dilapidated conditions of public schools are shown to voters to encourage them to support school bonds. The Federal government has proposed adding $10,139,000 if the bonds are approved in the election.
Blond-haired, short-statured Walter Haliwell, known as "Wally Hally", seemed an unlikely boxer, but with the help of coach Jerry Pelton has proved remarkably successful, and has received trepidation but ultimately love and support from his minister father in his choice of career.
View of the ruins of homes destroyed by the Sunset Canyon fires of early December, 1927. The fires destroyed approximately 100 bungalows and cabins in Sunset Canyon and caused additional damage elsewhere. Thousands fought the fire over several days.
Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin, Bishop Bertrand Stevens, and Thomas S. Evans, all leaders of the University Religious Conference, pose with Reverend Everett Clinchy, director of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. They stand in front of an American Airlines plane at the airport. Rabbi Magnin is holding a book that appears to be "Men of Turmoil" published by Minton, Balch & Company.
Two cars parked at roadside, two men in suits and hats standing inspecting them, two men seated in drivers' seats, with fields and eucalyptus trees at left and right, another car driving on road in background, billboard in left foreground reading: Economical Transportation, Chevrolet, Barr, San Pedro
View of the Indian teepee with hand-drawn decoration on a flatbed truck in the Loyalty Day Parade. 8 riders are visible; signs on the float read "Friendly Indians," "Savage Indians," "Church Boys' Clubs Age 9-11." Signs on commercial buildings read "103 Rex Cafe 103," "Meubles al Contado y en Abonos," "101 Pacific Furniture House."
A woman, Geneva Shimp, poses with an ancient Egyptian glass vase. She wears a dark, satiny dress with light-colored earrings and a bracelet. The short, squat vessel has a wide body and wide-lipped opening. There is some corrosion on the bottom base, the handle, and the opening. The vase was actually a perfume phial from the time period of the Twelfth Dynasty, during the reign of the pharaoh, Amenhe. This was part of an exhibit at the Los Angeles Museum, now the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, which showcased other similar ancient vessels from Egypt and a related lecture series. The museum is located at 900 Exposition Boulevard.
Women in white march in a Memorial Day procession at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. They may belong to the Gold Star Mothers, American War Mothers, or one of several women’s auxiliaries centered on military service.
Possible related to the article, “HUGE STOCK ROBBERY TO NET NOTHING: Non-Negotiable Paper Seized Burglar Takes $500,000 in Securities From Bel-Air Mansion of Hormel Burglar Invades Mansion HORMEL HOME BURGLARS CAN’T DISPOSE OF STOCK,” Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 1935: 1.
Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven was founded by May Blackburn and her daughter Ruth Wieland Rizzio in the 1920s. The two women believed they were high priestesses who were charged by Angel Gabriel to write two books that would "reveal all the mysteries of life and death and heaven and earth." The cult was investigated for the death of a child Willa Rhoads and the disappearance of some of the cult's members. All of these investigations were started by a complaint made by Clifford R. Dabney, who charged that he gave Blackburn $40,000 to finish writing the books but the books never materialized.
The history of the locket's ownership is traced as such: after Washington's death it was given to Col. Tonsard. In 1916 it was given to Maud Yoder by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stocker - Mrs. Stocker's maiden name was Clara Baldwin, daughter of E.J. Baldwin. Col. Tonsard is assumed to be an ancestor of Stocker's mother, who was a friend of Maud Yoder. And now it is in the possession of Chas A. Kemper.
A group of women surround two models, one wearing an evening dress from the style of 1933, and the second wearing a dress from the style 50 years previous. The model's clothing is part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of J.W. Robinson Co department store.
Emil Ludwig stands at center and looks to the camera while exiting a train car. In one hand, he holds a hat and book; he rests the other hand in his jacket pocket. He is captured mid-stride as he steps down the railroad car's steps. The car is viewed close-up and occupies the background. Directly behind Mr. Ludwig, the interior of the train car is visible.
George Godfrey, "The Leiperville Shadow," was the ring name of Feab Smith Williams, a heavyweight boxer from the state of Alabama who fought from 1919-1937. Godfrey twice won the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. In 2003, Godfrey was named to the Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.
Photographs of different events from the same track meet appear with the article, "TROJAN TRACK TEAM OVERWHELMS OXY, 107 TO 33: BUD HOUSER GRABS OFF TRIO OF FIRST PLACES U.S.C. Athletes Score Clean Sweep in Five Events; Les Heilman Breaks Trojan Record TROJAN TRACK OUTFIT WINS," Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 1926: A1
This is a picture of Dr. Joseph Morton Howell, physician and ex Consul-General as well as Minister Plenipotentiary to Egypt and the Near East in 1921-27, during his extended Los Angeles lecture and vacation visit. Dr. Howell poses for the photograph at a desk covered with papers, dressed in a three-piece suit, complete with tie and a pocket square.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Dentists Begin Meeting Here; Concern Voiced by Leader Over Neglect of Teeth Due to Depression; State Hygienists' Association Group Also Registered for Proceedings," 5 Jun. 1934: A5.