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