Antoinette Jones (left), wife of lawyer Mattison Boyd Jones, welcomes Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins upon her arrival in Los Angeles for the opening of the first airplane apprentice school at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. Perkins visited Los Angeles for two days to welcome the new class of 37 junior employees who were to begin the program.
From left to right: Robert Lange (19), his sister Ruth Lange (17) and Werner Kawert (21) sitting in a row of seats. The Lange siblings were injured in October of 1938 when two automobiles struck the hayrack they were riding in, at the time of the accident they were 18 and 16 years old. This photo is not necessarily related to that incident.
Boys from financially disadvantaged backgrounds participate in a free summer camp in Griffith Park. The camp, which was organized by Sheriff Biscailuz, lasted hosted groups of 100 boys for 10 days at a time. While at camp, the boys participated in activities such as swimming, fencing, baseball, various hobbies, and a nonsectarian religious program. The camp's 1937 season lasted from July 6th to September 4th.
Jesse Owens sprints through a crowd of spectators. James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was an American track and field athlete. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he achieved international fame by winning four gold medals.
Heiress Nancy Pierson Brooks Macy Brill sitting next to an unidentified man. Her estranged husband William Brill was pressing a suit for the annulment of their marriage. They had separated hours after their elopement and subsequent marriage.