Three newspaper reporters kneel on the rug in the Prince's suite at the Ambassador Hotel room, 2 holding their hats and note pads as they interview and write, next to Prince Kaya, seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. A man in a suit with a flower in the lapel stands behind him.
Bird's-eye view of about 75 Shriners, led by color guard, most wearing fezes, jackets, and capes, marching in Shriners' parade, with spectators and cars on both sides, buildings in background, signs reading Gatke Brake Shop, Auto Insurance Loans, Auto Loans
Shereshewfsky was facing trial for the death of his and his sister's elderly landlord, William E. Simpson. An argument between the man and Shereshewfsky turned violent, when Simpson fell down and died from a skull fracture. Shereshewfsky is referred to with a surname of "Pearl" in early newspaper articles relating to the trial. Additionally his first name is spelled as "Philip" or "Phillip" in various articles. The family possibly used both last names interchangeably. As for Simpson, his birth year and age are suspect. His census and official records do not correspond to the age the articles cite.
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.
President of the Jonathan Club, William P. Jeffries (far right), next to his daughter Sally (or Sarah) Jefferies and his wife Laura. They are dressed for a special occasion. The women on the left are unidentified.
This photograph was likely taken on September 5, 1931, during the Transportation Day parade. Thousands of spectators gathered to watch the Parade on opening weekend of la Fiesta de Los Angeles. The parade route was along Broadway, East First and Main Streets.
Teenager Edward Wehrly testifies during the coroner's inquest about a fatal, single-car accident in which two teenage girls were killed and a young man was serious injured. Wehrly claimed a strong wind gust caused the accident, but the ruling at the inquest was that he did not take proper precautions.
Bennett's husband, film producer Walter Wander, was arrested for assault to commit murder for the shooting. Bennett and Wander were in a divorce suit, where Wander accused agent Jennings Lang of alienating Bennett's affections.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, September 10, 1932, Gen. Sherman’s Career Closes, Death Puts End to Labors of Pioneer Developer, Activities Important Factor in Rise of Los Angeles, Funeral Services Will Be Monday at 2 p.m. ... First Congregational Church at Sixth street and Commonwealth avenue ... Pallbearers for the funeral rites were announced last night as follows: Active: Clyde R. Burr, Archer F. Barnard, Norman Chandler, Harrison Chandler, Hugh F. Mackie, J.H. Risheberger, A.I. Smith and Donald Whittier.
Note on negative sleeve states: "Singer Pat Boone, his wife, Shirley, and children, left to right, Lindy, Cherry, Laurie, and Debbie, arrive by American Airlines jet from New York. Boone is here to make science fiction picture, "A Journey to the Center of the Earth.""