Spectator taking a nap on a staircase at Santa Anita Park. On this day, race horse Seabiscuit won the $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap and set a new track record for the mile and a quarter race. The Los Angeles Times called it “the most popular victory in the history of western racing.” Seabiscuit’s victory received a rousing ovation from the 74,000 spectators
Three women shop for hats during the semiannual Dollar Day sale in downtown Los Angeles. Stores hired extra salespersons and the city arranged for extra streetcars and policemen to accommodate the more than 200,000 bargain-hunters who came out for the sale
Sailor takes a swig of Lejon Brandy from a tiny bottle during the Army-Navy Maneuvers that took place off the coast of Southern California at the end of 1946. The goal of the war games was to practice two maneuvers: Operation Mountain Goat, an amphibious landing designed to dislodge "enemy" troops, and Operation Oilskin, a landing to cut off "enemy" communications. The Army, Navy, and Marine Corps aircrafts participated in the exercise.
Mrs. A. Julliard Hall, Mrs. Oscar C. Wilcox, Mrs. Priestly A. Horton, and Mrs. Glynn C. Ellsworth standing around a small table in an otherwise empty room. Mrs. Hall is recording secretary for the Wilshire Woman's Club. Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Ellsworth are members of the Ebell Club. Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Horton are shaking hands across the table.
President Roosevelt, accompanied with his wife Eleanor Roosevelt and other dignitaries, left Central Station at the corner of Fifth and Alameda for a tour of the city. The trip was his first visit as President. Photo taken in downtown possibly of Broadway.