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.