Photograph of William Beirne (left) and others seated at a long table and standing behind the table in a Los Angeles courtroom. One of the attorneys is William Beirne. Additional people are seated in the courtroom in the background.
The "Columbia the Gem of the Ocean" float in honor of the visiting football team from Columbia University was entered by the Pasadena Parks and Playgrounds Department. Catherine Wollam, Pasadena City College student, as Miss Columbia, stands at the wheel of the ship. The float won the Pasadena challenge trophy for which only Pasadena entrants competed. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard.
AFTER BROTHER'S FUNERAL - Mickey Cohen, center, a Los Angeles gangland figure of the 1940's and 1950's, leaves mortuary here following services for his brother, Marvin Cohen, 70, killed by a hit-run driver Monday in front of of his home on Oxford Ave. Mickey Cohen was freed from federal prison just a year ago. (Los Angeles Times, 19 Jan. 1973: A3)
View of a toppled tree on a residential street during or after a heavy rainstorm. Three apartment buildings are behind the tree and a gas station is on the far right in the background with a sign reading "Associated Gasoline."
The Ventura School for Girls was established as a correctional facility in 1913, housing girls formerly incarcerated at the Whittier State Reformatory, and in 1962 was moved to Camarillo as part of the California Youth Authority. The location is in northwestern Ventura, later the site of Vista Del Mar Hospital.
Possibly related to Los Angeles Times article, February 12, 1930, Gov. Tapia Arrives in City Today, Mexcian Official Will be Guest With Gov. Young at Dinner This Evening. … Both will be honor guests tonight at a banquet tendered by Alfonso Pesqueira, Consul of Mexico in Los Angeles. … attended by … Mayor Porter, President Austin of the Chamber of Commerce, State Senator Lyons, Sheriff Traeger, Emil Klika, president of the Bank of America at San Diego: Consul-General Lubbert of San Francisco, and other executives …
Brother Martin claims to have seen the blast that shattered the Fountain of the World headquarters. The house, in Box Canyon, near Chatsworth and Simi Valley, was destroyed when two excommunicated members of the group bombed it, killing 11.
The Long Beach earthquake of 1933 took place on March 10, with a magnitude of 6.4, causing widespread damage to buildings throughout Southern California. The epicenter was offshore, southeast of Long Beach on the Newport-Inglewood Fault. An estimated fifty million dollars' worth of property damage resulted, and 120 lives were lost.